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Recent Features of Java 6.0

mythily prakash
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Hi all,
Can any one recommend me to follow up the recent features of java 6.0 over other version of Java? And also the JVM Specification,API Specifications, Class structures, new features included in java 6.0 are highly recommended.If any one guide to acheive this will be very much thankful.

Thanks in Advance,
Mythily S.

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Ulf Dittmer

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Go to and read the news items. They're hard to miss, right at top of the page content.
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Mr. C Lamont Gilbert
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I have not noticed any significant features of Java 6 myself. Certainly none worthy of it being a "6." Maybe 5.1 it should have been.

Anybody see anything besides more libraries? Does it have covariance?
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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Anybody see anything besides more libraries?
Not yet.

But there are over 500 new classes which weren't in J2SE5.0. That is more than the difference between J1.2 and J1.3 without there being any syntactic changes.
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