Java is the world's most popular programming language. Java SE 9 is the result of an industry-wide development effort involving open review, weekly builds, and extensive collaboration between Oracle engineers and members from the worldwide Java developer community via the OpenJDK Community and the JCP.
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There's a lot more to this release than modules.
Developers will find nine new powerful features in this latest release.
You can run Java 8 code and use some of the new features of Java 9—without migrating to modules.
Handy additions and support for ES6 make Nashorn even more useful.
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