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Java 9

Status End of Life
Release Date 2017/09/21
EOL Date 2018/03/20
Bytecode Version 53.0
API Changes Compare to 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 1.4 - 1.3 - 1.2 - 1.1
Documentation Release Notes, Language Spec, VM Spec, JavaDoc
SCM hg
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In quite a opinionated move Java got its own module system. While the original idea was to modularize the enormous JDK API itself the Java Platform Module System (JMPS) is now considered as the standard way to bundle any library.

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Vendor Product License Platform Downloads
AdoptOpenJDK AdoptOpenJDK GPLv2+CE
Azul Systems Zulu Builds of OpenJDK 9 GPLv2+CE
BellSoft Liberica GPLv2+CE
Oracle Java SE Development Kit 9 Commercial
Red Hat Red Hat build of OpenJDK 9 GPLv2+CE
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