What is the difference between jdk 1.6 and 1.7 ?? Package structure and all??
Difference between jdk 1.6 and jdk 1.7:
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)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. 4)Jdk 6 provides high performance, reliability, and UI improvements. 5)Jdk 6 is having expanded monitoring and diagnositics capacities which delivers dramatic out-of-the-box benefits without any coding changes or even a re-compile necessary. 6)Java SE 6 streamlines web service and XML development, simplifies GUI development and augments native desktop support, expands programmatic access to native security facilities, and is the first release to offer a standardized framework for scripting languages.
i am talking about jdk 1.6 vs 1.7 and you have given the reply for 1.5 vs 1.6
Java SE 6 Release notes.. sun replaced the name "J2SE" with java se and dropped the ".0" from the version number. Beta versions were released in february and june 2006, leading up to a final release that occurred on december 11, 2006. The current revision is update 14 which was released in may 2009.
Java se 6 update 12 This release includes the highly anticipated 64-bit java plug-in (for 64-bit browsers only), windows server 2008 support, and performance improvements of java and JAVAFX applications.