Java SE at a Glance

 
 

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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.


 

What's New

Java Platform, Standard Edition 12
Java SE 12.0.1 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 11
Java SE 11.0.3 is the latest release of Java SE 11 Platform. Oracle strongly recommends that all Java SE 11 users upgrade to this release.
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Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 Update 211 (Java SE 8u211) / Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 Update 212 (Java SE 8u212)
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.
Release Notes   Demo   White Paper

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

 

Updates

Java SE 12
Java SE 12.0.1 is the latest release for Java SE Platform.
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Java SE 11
Java SE 11.0.3 is the latest release for JDK 11.
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Java SE 8u211 / Java SE 8u212
Java SE 8u211 / Java SE 8u212 are the latest releases for JDK 8.
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Oracle Java SE Subscriptions 
Expert monitoring, diagnostics, and centralized management for enterprise and ISV Java-based applications.

Training & Certification:

Java SE 11 Training

Java SE 11 certification training courses help developers prepare for professional-level certification. Learn what is new with Java SE 11 and benefit from additional resources made available from Oracle.

Java SE 11 Learning Subscriptions

Java Learning Subscriptions provide you with access to content, certification exams, and reference material you can utilize for an entire year, helping you to reinforce your learning as you accelerate your career.

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