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Articles for the keywords: Java SE 6
19 Jan 2016 Migration Guide from Oracle JRockit JVM to HotSpot JVM [49283]
Java, January 19th, 2016

During the 2010 JavaOne conference Oracle announced that it would merge the Oracle JRockit JVM and HotSpot JVM by incorporating the features that were only available in JRockit into HotSpot.

With JDK 7 Oracle started delivering on that vision. It completed the work with JDK 8. Customers using the Oracle JRockit JVM, in the meantime, have been receiving periodic security updates and bug fixes. CPU releases and bug fixes for Java SE 6 JRockit (R28 only) will continue to be provided until the end of JRockit for Java SE 6's extended support phase, currently scheduled for December 2018.
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28 Dec 2012 The Java Source: 2012 in Review [29084]
Top Articles All Concern Software Releases

The year-end review of the most read Java Source blog entries for 2012, according to Tori Wieldt (all of them about software releases and all but the last by Wieldt), were the following:

  • "Java SE Updates"

  • "End of Public Updates for Java SE 6"

  • "Five Java Update Releases"

  • "Early Access of Java SE 8 for ARM Now Available"

26 Oct 2012 Java Spotlight Episode 105: Mark Reinhold on the Future of Java [28195]
Java Veteran Is Oracle's Chief Architect, Java Platform Group

The guest on Episode 105 of the Java Spotlight is Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, where he works on the Java Platform, Standard Edition, and OpenJDK. His past contributions to the platform include character-stream readers and writers, reference objects, shutdown hooks, the NIO high-performance I/O APIs, library generification, and service loaders. Mark was the lead engineer for the 1.2 and 5.0 releases and the specification lead for Java SE 6. He is currently leading the Jigsaw and JDK 7 Projects in the OpenJDK Community.
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17 Sep 2012 The Java Tutorial: A Short Course on the Basics, 4th Edition (Java Series) [27618]
Offers Proficiency in Java SE

"The Java Tutorial: A Short Course on the Basics, 4th Edition (Java Series)" by Sharon Zakhour, Scott Hommel, Jacob Royal, Isaac Rabinovitch, Tom Risser, Mark Hoeber is announced on citeulike.org, which calls the text "a hands-on guide to the Java programming language perfect for any developer looking for a proven path to proficiency with Java SE." The authors have written a completely revised and updated edition to cover Java SE 6 using a tested, interactive approach, featuring real-world problems that teach the Java platform by example. Altogether new chapters cover generics, collections, Java Web Start, the platform environment, and regular expressions.
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30 Aug 2012 Release of Java SE 7 Update 7 and Java SE 6 Update 35 Announced [27417]
JRE 6 and 7 for Windows (32-bit) and JRE 7 for Mac OSX (64-bit) to Update Automatically

With the release of Java SE 7 Update 7 and Java SE 6 Update 35 users are urged, as quickly as possible, to apply these updates. Henrik Stahl provides links to the release notes and to a security alert for CVE-2012-4681. Users of Oracle JRE 6 and 7 for Windows (32-bit) and the recently released JRE 7 for Mac OSX (64-bit) will be updated automatically, he writes.
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