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New APIs in Java 18

Comparing Java 18 (18-ea+8-350-open) with Java 16 (16.0.2+7-tem).

Element Modification
java.base
    java.io
      CharArrayReader
        • added
        Console
          • added
          FileInputStream
            • added
            • added
            InputStreamReader
              • added
              ObjectInputFilter.Config
                • added
                • added
                WriteAbortedException
                  • + deprecated
                  ObjectInputFilter
                    • added
                    • added
                    • added
                    • added
                    java.lang.constant
                      • + permitted subclass PrimitiveClassDescImpl
                      • + permitted subclass ReferenceClassDescImpl
                      • + permitted subclass ClassDesc
                      • + permitted subclass Double
                      • + permitted subclass DynamicConstantDesc
                      • + permitted subclass Float
                      • + permitted subclass Integer
                      • + permitted subclass Long
                      • + permitted subclass MethodHandleDesc
                      • + permitted subclass MethodTypeDesc
                      • + permitted subclass String
                      • + permitted subclass DirectMethodHandleDescImpl
                      • + permitted subclass AsTypeMethodHandleDesc
                      • + permitted subclass DirectMethodHandleDesc
                      • + permitted subclass MethodTypeDescImpl
                      java.lang.invoke
                        MethodHandles
                          • added
                          java.lang.reflect
                            AccessibleObject
                              • + deprecated
                              • + permitted subclass Constructor
                              • + permitted subclass Method
                              java.lang.runtime
                                • added
                                java.lang
                                  Math
                                    • added
                                    • added
                                    • added
                                    Process
                                      • added
                                      • added
                                      • added
                                      • added
                                      • added
                                      • added
                                      • + deprecated
                                      • + forRemoval
                                      • + forRemoval
                                      StrictMath
                                        • added
                                        • added
                                        • added
                                        System
                                          • + deprecated
                                          • + forRemoval
                                          • + deprecated
                                          • + forRemoval
                                          ThreadGroup
                                            • + deprecated
                                            • + forRemoval
                                            Thread
                                              • + deprecated
                                              • + forRemoval
                                              java.net
                                                DatagramSocket
                                                  • added
                                                  • added
                                                  • + deprecated
                                                  ServerSocket
                                                    • + deprecated
                                                    Socket
                                                      • + deprecated
                                                      URLDecoder
                                                        URLDecoder()
                                                        • removed
                                                        java.nio
                                                          MappedByteBuffer
                                                            • added
                                                            • added
                                                            • added
                                                            • added
                                                            java.security
                                                              • + deprecated
                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                              • + deprecated
                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                              • + deprecated
                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                              • + deprecated
                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                              • + deprecated
                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                              • + deprecated
                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                              • + deprecated
                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                              java.time
                                                                • + implements InstantSource
                                                                Duration
                                                                  • added
                                                                  • added
                                                                  java.util.concurrent
                                                                    Executors
                                                                      • + deprecated
                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                      • + deprecated
                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                      • + deprecated
                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                      ForkJoinPool
                                                                        • added
                                                                        • added
                                                                        • added
                                                                        ThreadLocalRandom
                                                                          • added
                                                                          • added
                                                                          nextGaussian()
                                                                          • removed
                                                                          • added
                                                                          java.util
                                                                            • added
                                                                            • + implements RandomGenerator
                                                                            • + implements RandomGenerator
                                                                            • + implements RandomGenerator.SplittableGenerator
                                                                            nextBoolean()
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            nextDouble()
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            nextDouble(double)
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            nextDouble(double, double)
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            nextInt(int)
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            nextInt(int, int)
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            nextLong(long)
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            nextLong(long, long)
                                                                            • removed
                                                                            • added
                                                                            • added
                                                                            • added
                                                                            • added
                                                                            • added
                                                                            Map.Entry
                                                                              • added
                                                                              javax.security.auth
                                                                                • + deprecated
                                                                                • + forRemoval
                                                                                Subject
                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                  • + forRemoval
                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                  • + forRemoval
                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                  • + forRemoval
                                                                                  java.compiler
                                                                                    javax.lang.model.util
                                                                                      Elements
                                                                                        • added
                                                                                        javax.lang.model
                                                                                          SourceVersion
                                                                                            • added
                                                                                            • added
                                                                                            java.datatransfer
                                                                                              java.awt.datatransfer
                                                                                                DataFlavor
                                                                                                  • + final
                                                                                                  • + final
                                                                                                  • + final
                                                                                                  java.desktop
                                                                                                    java.applet
                                                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                                                      java.beans
                                                                                                        Beans
                                                                                                          • + forRemoval
                                                                                                          • + forRemoval
                                                                                                          javax.swing.filechooser
                                                                                                            FileSystemView
                                                                                                              • added
                                                                                                              javax.swing.plaf.basic
                                                                                                                BasicDirectoryModel
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  • + deprecated
                                                                                                                  BasicToolBarUI
                                                                                                                    • + deprecated
                                                                                                                    javax.swing
                                                                                                                      • + forRemoval
                                                                                                                      • + implements AccessibleAction
                                                                                                                      • added
                                                                                                                      • added
                                                                                                                      • added
                                                                                                                      • added
                                                                                                                      RepaintManager
                                                                                                                        • + forRemoval
                                                                                                                        java.logging
                                                                                                                          java.util.logging
                                                                                                                            LogManager
                                                                                                                              • + deprecated
                                                                                                                              • + forRemoval
                                                                                                                              java.naming
                                                                                                                                javax.naming
                                                                                                                                  Context
                                                                                                                                    • + forRemoval
                                                                                                                                    java.rmi
                                                                                                                                      java.rmi.activation
                                                                                                                                      • removed
                                                                                                                                      java.rmi
                                                                                                                                        • + forRemoval
                                                                                                                                        java.xml.crypto
                                                                                                                                          javax.xml.crypto.dsig.spec
                                                                                                                                            • added
                                                                                                                                            javax.xml.crypto.dsig
                                                                                                                                              SignatureMethod
                                                                                                                                                • added
                                                                                                                                                Data Source

                                                                                                                                                This report is based on simple comparison of all public and protected APIs of the java.* and javax.* packages of JDK builds 18-ea+8-350-open and 16.0.2+7-tem. It does not make statements about compatibility.

                                                                                                                                                More detailed API comparisons based on the japicmp tool can be found here.