Java Version Almanac

The information below presents data on Java 12, made available by Marc R. Hoffmann, from javaalmanac.io.

Java versions:

Java 12

version: 12 Release date: EOL date: bytecode: 56.0
Documentation: notes , vm , lang , api SCM: hg
Distro TCK 1 Vendor License Platforms
AdoptOpenJDK AdoptOpenJDK Open Source
  • aix-ppc64
  • linux-x64
  • linux-s390x
  • linux-ppc64le
  • linux-aarch64
  • linux-arm32
  • macOS-x64
  • solaris-sparcv9
  • solaris-x64
  • windows-x86
  • windows-x64
Liberica BellSoft Open Source
  • linux-x86
  • linux-x64
  • linux-arm32
  • linux-aarch64
  • linux-ppc64le
  • macOS-x64
  • windows-x86
  • windows-x64
Red Hat Build of OpenJDK Red Hat Open Source
  • linux-x64
  • windows-x86
  • windows-x64
SapMachine SAP Open Source
  • linux-x64
  • linux-ppc64
  • linux-ppc64le
  • macOS-x64
  • windows-x64
Zulu Azul Open Source
  • linux-x86
  • linux-x64
  • linux-ppc32spe
  • linux-ppc32hf
  • linux-ppc64
  • linux-aarch64
  • linux-arm32
  • macOS-x64
  • windows-x86
  • windows-x64
  • solaris-sparcv9
  • solaris-x86
  • solaris-x64
  1. Technology Compatibility Kit

New Features

JVM

Language

  • Switch Expressions Preview ( JEP 325 )

API

New APIs

Compare to Java:
base: version: 12 build 12.0.2+10
target version: 11 build 11.0.8+10
base: version: 12 build 12.0.2+10
target version: 10 build 10.0.2
base: version: 12 build 12.0.2+10
target version: 9 build 9.0.4