Java SE at a Glance


General FAQs

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today's applications require.

End of Public Updates for Oracle JDK 8

Oracle will not post further updates of Java SE 8 to its public download sites for commercial use after January 2019. Customers who need continued access to critical bug fixes and security fixes as well as general maintenance for Java SE 8 or previous versions can get long term support through Oracle Java SE Subscription or Oracle Java SE Desktop Subscription. For more information, and details on how to receive longer term support for Oracle JDK 8, please see the Oracle Java SE Support Roadmap.


What's New

Java Platform, Standard Edition 11
Java SE 11.0.2 is the latest release of Java SE Platform. Oracle strongly recommends that all Java SE users upgrade to this release.
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Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 Update 201 (Java SE 8u201) / Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 Update 202 (Java SE 8u202)
This latest release of the Java Platform includes important bug fixes. Oracle strongly recommends that all Java SE 8 users upgrade to this release.
JDK for ARM releases are available on the same page as the downloads for other platforms

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Advanced Management Console
Provides system administrators an effective control over diverse Java versions running on desktops in the enterprise enabling a more secure environment and enhanced application experience and availability. Documentation

Security of the Java Platform
A description of security information provided by role. For developers, system administrators, home users, and security professionals.

Java Mission Control 
Java Flight Recorder and Java Mission Control together create a complete tool chain to continuously collect low level and detailed runtime information enabling after-the-fact incident analysis.
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Deployment Rule Set 
Deployment rule set allows a desktop administrator to control the level of Java client compatibility and default prompts across an organization. Documentation



Java SE 11
Java SE 11.0.2 is the latest release for JDK 11.
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Java SE 8u201 / Java SE 8u202
Java SE 8u201 / Java SE 8u202 are the latest releases for JDK 8.
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Help shape the future of Java by joining and becoming an OpenJDK Contributor.

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Remain informed on Java Platform news
Read about news and updates published by members of the Oracle Java Platform Team.


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