In 2018, important changes will take place in Java. As beforereportIt is turning to a time based version release cycle, rather than a new version based on functional feature requirements, that is, fixed every half a year to issue a version. This is good news, which means that developers can access and use new features faster than before. But at the same time, with the speed of version iteration, the Oracle maintenance mode of Java will also change.
according toAzulIt is reported that with the new time-based release cycle, it is too likely that providing updates for more earlier releases will persist. Oracle has decided to switch to long-term support for LTS) mode. Some versions of JDK will be specified as
JDK 8 has been classified as a version of LTS, and the next version of LTS will be the JDK 11 that is planned to be released in September 2018.