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Java SE 7 Preview Build

February 23, 2011

Oracle has made a developer preview release of Java SE 7 (formerly JDK 7) available for use. Not only is this the first time I've seen Oracle refer to JDK 7 as Java SE 7, they're asking for all Java developers to beat on it and report any bugs before it becomes finalized. The final release is planned for July, and with JavaFX 2.0 moving along as scheduled, I hope to see it bundled in there (at least optionally) as well.

Read more about Java SE 7 (including a link to download the pre-release) here: http://blogs.oracle.com/java/2011/02/java_se_7_developer_preview_release_now_available.html

Happy coding! -EJB

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