There are quite a few features listed that are significant for developers, and we thought of grouping them together for your benefit:
- Enhance the Javadoc tool to generate HTML 5 output and the generated Javadoc should support the local search for classes and other elements.
- Make G1 as the default garbage collector and remove GC combinations that have been deprecated in Java 8. G1 is the new garbage collector (which has been in existence since Java SE 7), which focuses on reducing the pause times of the garbage collection activity. These pause times are very critical to latency-critical applications and, hence, such applications are going towards adopting the new garbage collector.
- Changing the internal representation of ...