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Java SE 7 - A triumph for Oracle?

Jul 29, 2011, 08:00 (2 Talkback[s])

"There were alot of people that weren't sure if this day would ever come. Today Java SE 7 finally hit general availability, marking the first major Java SE release since the release of Java SE 6 back in 2006.

Yes Java had stalled a bit under Sun and when Oracle moved to acquire Sun there was a lot of talk about whether or not Oracle could do better. Java 7 is not a monumental release to be sure but it does have lots of code cleanup items; the invoke dynamic which lets other languages use the JVM is pure gold.

The future of Java isn't just about Java as a language but Java as a platform for dynamic languages

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