JHipster supports the latest LTS version of Java (Java 11). While JHipster applications will work with Java versions 8 to 13, it is recommended to stick to the latest stable LTS release (Java 11).
The generated applications use Java 8 features to be backward compatible, and hence Java 8 is the minimum required version to compile the applications:
- Check for your installed Java version by running the java -version command in the Terminal. It should display Java version x.x.x, where x.x.x could be any version between 1.8 and 12.0.
- If you do not have the correct version installed, you can visit the Oracle website (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html) and follow the instructions to install the JDK for Java ...