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Release Announcement: General Availability of JDK 11


Hi Stefan,

*1) Release Announcement: General Availability of JDK 11 *

 * JDK 11, the reference implementation of Java 11 and the first
   long-term support release produced under the six-month rapid-cadence
   release model [1][2], is now Generally Available.
 * GPL-licensed OpenJDK builds from Oracle are available here:
   https://jdk.java.net/11

This release includes seventeen features:

 * 181: Nest-Based Access Control <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/181>
 * 309: Dynamic Class-File Constants <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/309>
 * 315: Improve Aarch64 Intrinsics <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/315>
 * 318: Epsilon: A No-Op Garbage Collector
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/318>
 * 320: Remove the Java EE and CORBA Modules
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/320>
 * 321: HTTP Client (Standard) <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/321>
 * 323: Local-Variable Syntax for Lambda Parameters
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/323>
 * 324: Key Agreement with Curve25519 and Curve448
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/324>
 * 327: Unicode 10 <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/327>
 * 328: Flight Recorder <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/328>
 * 329: ChaCha20 and Poly1305 Cryptographic Algorithms
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/329>
 * 330: Launch Single-File Source-Code Programs
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/330>
 * 331: Low-Overhead Heap Profiling <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/331>
 * 332: Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/332>
 * 333: ZGC: A Scalable Low-Latency Garbage Collector (Experimental)
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/333>
 * 335: Deprecate the Nashorn JavaScript Engine
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/335>
 * 336: Deprecate the Pack200 Tools and API
   <http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/336>


2) Quality Outreach Report for September 2018 is available*
*

 * Quality Outreach report September 2018

*Thanks to everyone who contributed to JDK 11 by downloading and testing the early-access builds. In particular the following developers who logged **18 issues in the JDK Bug System.*

 * Netty
 * Eclipse Jetty
 * Apache Lucene
 * JUnit5
 * Apache Tomcat
 * Apache Ant
 * Apache POI
 * AssertJ
 * Eclipse Collections
 * Byte Buddy
 * RxJava

3) JDK 12 EA build 12, under both the GPL and Oracle EA licenses, are now available at http://jdk.java.net/11 .

 * Schedule , Status & Features
     o http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/12/
 * Release Notes:
     o http://jdk.java.net/12/release-notes

**

Rgds,Rory

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Rgds,Rory O'Donnell
Quality Engineering Manager
Oracle EMEA, Dublin,Ireland