Java SE Community at a Glance


Java SE Community at a Glance

Oracle has embarked on a Community Development Model initiative to make the development of the JDK more transparent, and create opportunities for collaboration and early feedback from the worldwide developer community. You can also participate in the community through the following avenues.



Java on Twitter

  • @OpenJDK: Follow to receive OpenJDK technical and roadmap updates.
  • @Java: Follow and interact to get updates and converse about what’s happening in the Java community

JVM Language Summit

The JVM Language Summit is an open technical collaboration among language designers, compiler writers, tool builders, runtime engineers, and VM architects. You can view and download recorded sessions and presentations from here.

Java Developer Newsletter

The Java Developer Newsletter is a free, monthly, online communication which includes
news, technical articles, and events. Subscribe!

Java Magazine

This all-digital publication is an essential source of knowledge about Java technology, the Java programming language, and Java-based applications for people who rely on them in their professional careers, or who aspire to.

Bug Database

From this storehouse of Java technology bugs, you can search for and browse information on bugs and requests for enhancements (RFEs), submit them, track them, or vote on the open bugs that are important to you.

Discussion Forums

The Java technology discussion forums are interactive message boards for sharing ideas and insights on Java technologies and programming techniques.

Java User Groups

Members of the Java User Groups meet regularly to exchange technical ideas and information.

Adopt a JSR Program

This program is intended to encourage JUG members, individuals and other organisations to get involved in Java Specification Requests (JSRs). This means more grass roots, developer level participation in existing and emerging Java standards.

JavaFX Community

JavaFX features a vibrant and passionate developer community. This enthusiasm can be found in the open source mailing list, the OTN forum discussions, or even the activity on the JIRA bug tracking system. Finally, there are those developers who come up with a number of utilities and tools.
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