Moving Java Forward Even Faster
Posted on September 14, 2021
Four years ago we shifted Java to a strict, time-based release model with a feature release every six months, update releases every quarter, and a long-term support (LTS) release every three years. That change was designed to provide regular, predictable releases to both developers and enterprises. Developers prefer rapid innovation, and would like to upgrade frequently so that they can use the latest features. Enterprises, by contrast, prefer stability and would rather upgrade every few years so that they can migrate when they are ready...
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