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OVERVIEW

This is the wiki for information about Java 7.

NEWS

Introducing Java 7 Webcast: Moving Java ForwardJoin the Java community for a Java 7 celebration on July 7, 10am PT.

Java SE 7 Developer Preview Release Now AvailableThe latest build is feature complete, stable, and ready to roll - so download, test and report bugs now.
JSRs Approved Technical Specifications for Java SE 7 and Java SE 8 Passed by JCP Executive Committee Vote
NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta The NetBeans IDE 7.0 Beta features language support for the JDK 7 platform.

SCHEDULE AND FEATURES

JDK7 is scheduled for July, 2011 (standard disclaimers apply).
JDK 7 High-Level Schedule
JDK 7 Milestones
JDK 7 Features

ARTICLES/BLOGS

Moving to OpenJDK as the official Java SE 7 Reference Implementation
Project Coin: JSR 334 has a Proposed Final Draft
A Facelift for the Java Regular Expression Unicode support
Tutorial: Introduction to JLayer
The ZIP filesystem provider in JDK7
Article: Better Resource Management with Java SE 7: Beyond Syntactic Sugar
Project Coin: Documentation at Rampdown
Java Spotlight Podcast: Joe Darcy on Project Coin
Developers Find Project Coin Enhancements Immediately Useful
Java Spotlight Podcast: Henrik Ståhl, Senior Product Director, on Java Platform Development and Java 7
Java Switching on Strings Is Here
Project Coin: Developer Preview Documentation
Try out JDK 7 Features NowMost of the proposed features in JDK 7 are available for download at OpenJDK.
The Features Mark Reinhold summarizes of the key features being proposed for Java SE 7 and Java SE 8.
Time to Start Talking about Java EE 7 Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine, GlassFish Community Manager, explains that there is a lot to be excited about in Java EE 7.
Nimbus Look-and-Feel in JDK 7 Metal will remain the default LoF; here's how to explicitly choose Nimbus.
JAX-RS 2.0 and JPA 2.1 JSRs filed Key features of JSR 338 (JPA 2.1) and JSR 339 (JAX-RS 2.0)
Project Coin: JSR 334 EDR now available The JSR 334 expert group has been hard at work and now the early draft review (EDR) is now available for your reading pleasure.
Project Coin: Safe Varargs in JDK Libraries Back for JDK 7 build 123, the language support for the Project Coin's safe varargs feature was pushed; the time has come to update the libraries to take advantage of this feature.
JDK7: EA Java vendor properties have changed
Project Coin:try-with-resources on a null resource
A Wishlist for Java EE 7
JDK 7 is Feature-Complete The JDK 7 Project has reached a major milestone: It is now Feature-Complete.

THE SPECS

JSR 336: Java SE 7 Release Contents
JSR 338: JPA 2.1
JSR 339: JAX-RS 2.0
How To Read A JSR

Note!
The official information is at jcp.org. If there are any discrepancies between this wiki and the JCP pages, the JCP information is correct.

RESOURCES

Get the CodeYou can download the source code and the latest build for JDK 7 on the OpenJDK web site.
JDK Glossary of Terms

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