June 14, 2010 at 3:56 PM
1)Java 1.6 runs faster than Java 1.5.
2)Java 1.6 makes programming easier by implementing various tools such as SwingWorker and JTable to develop user interface.
3)Java 1.6 includes new or, in some cases, improved monitoring and management tools, including the "infamous" Jhat, which is used to explore core dumps. It also includes more diagnostic information, making bug fixing
4)In java 1.6,Java DB, a new database management tool, has been included. Java DB is based on the open-source Apache Derby and is supported by Sun.