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Which Version is Latest Stable ?

Chandrasekhar Mangipudi
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Hi. I want latest and stable version of java that helps my j2ee project.
Whats Diff between 1.5 and 1.6 version ?.How is the performance in 1.6 compared to 1.5 for support j2ee?

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Jesper de Jong
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Java SE 6 Update 6 is the latest non-beta version of Sun's implementation of Java. Download it here:

For an overview of the improvements and changes in Java 6 compared to Java 5, see the New Features and Enhancements page.

Always use the latest stable version, unless you have a special reason to use an older version - the latest version is most likely to be better and faster than any older version.
[ May 22, 2008: Message edited by: Jesper Young ]

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