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What you need to know about Java 13

Java 13 has been released on Sep 17th, 2019. Let’s take a look what’s inside, and what makes it different from the older versions.

Java 13 doesn’t have too many major updates which are usually called a JEP (Java Enhancement Proposal). Here is a list of JEPs which were delivered in the new version of Java:

  • Switch Expressions (Preview)
  • Text Blocks (Preview)
  • Reimplement the Legacy Socket API
  • Dynamic CDS Archives
  • ZGC: Uncommit Unused Memory

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