Java is not dead - Java ME 8 is now generally available


Java ME 8, “an ideal platform for intelligent devices and an optimal foundation for developers to build new services for the IoT,” is now generally available.

According to Oracle, here are some of Java ME Embedded 8 key features:

As you already know, Java 8 is the latest version of object-oriented programming language Java and currently the only version of Java that is supported by Oracle for free, “although earlier versions are supported both by Oracle and other companies on a commercial basis,” according to Wikipedia. “Java 8 is the latest release for Java that contains new features, enhancements and bug fixes to improve efficiency to develop and run Java programs. The new release of Java is first made available to developers to give adequate time for testing and certification before being made available on the website for end users to download,” according to Java.


Initially released on March 18, 2014, Java 8 features:

Source: Java

If you want to learn more about  Java ME 8,  you can do so by checking the Java 8 launch which features information about Java 8 resources, forum and sessions (Java SE 8, Java ME 8, Java SE embedded 8, Internet of Things and The Enterprise), as well as various Java ME 8 technical videos that are very helpful. You can also join the Java 8 conversation by using the java 8 hashtag or by going directly to Java 8 forum.


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