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Difference between Java 5 and Java 6

deenbandhu prasad
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Joined: Feb 21, 2008
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What are the differences between Java 5 and Java 6 ?
marc weber
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See Sun - What's New in Java SE 6 and JavaBeat - Introduction to Java 6.0 New Features.


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mahesh kale
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Joined: Apr 02, 2008
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Other than that you can go for these links
http://cyberkruz.vox.com/library/post/differences-between-java-5-and-6.html

and
http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/a/2005/09/java_5_features.html

Hope this helps...i have more links which explains the advantage and disadvantage of these versions seperately.but i thought these will help you better so posted.
Krishna Srinivasan
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Sorin Postelnicu
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It seems that all the links in the previous replies are already dead links in 2012....
Tony Docherty
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Try this http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/overview/index-jsp-136246.html
Sorin Postelnicu
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Joined: Jul 15, 2011
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Thanks for the link, but probably more useful would be this one: (What's new in Java SE 6)
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/articles/javase/beta2-135158.html

Also, for an extremely short list of things which are new in Java 5 and Java 6, you can see this:
http://mycollection-blog4u.blogspot.ro/2012/03/differences-between-java5-and-java6.html
 
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