Oracle Java Standard Edition Runtime Environment 8 Update 25
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What's new in Oracle Java Standard Edition Runtime Environment 6 Update 30:
- New entries were added to the blacklist of vulnerable applications.
- Several critical security issues were fixed. JIT and loop bugs were fixed.
- An SSL/TLS regression was fixed.
- An enhanced Java VisualVM is included in the package.
- LICENSE TYPE:
- SUN Community Source License
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- DEVELOPED BY:
- Oracle Corporation
- USER RATING:
- ROOT \ Programming \ Libraries
Invented by Sun MicrosystemsOriginally invented by Sun Microsystems for interactive television, the software was previously known as Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition or J2SE. It was later acquired by the Oracle Corporation that now actively develops and maintains the source code.
It is called Java SE (Standard Edition) because the technology is also distributed as a Micro Edition (ME) and an Enterprise Edition (EE), which are available only for embedded systems/mobile devices and enterprise computing platforms respectively.
Distributed as binary packages for all Linux distributionsThe project allows users to enjoy all the latest and greatest Java technologies from both the Internet and Java applications that are usually distributed as JAR files. It is distributed as binary archives that can be deployed on any 64-bit or 32-bit GNU/Linux distribution.
In addition to the standard binary files, Oracle also provides Linux users with binary packages for all RPM-based Linux distributions, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora, openSUSE and OpenMandriva.
Supported on numerous operating systemsThe JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and JDK (Java Development Kit) platforms are platform-independent and compatible with many open source and commercial operating systems, such as Linux, BSD, Solaris, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, supporting the 64-bit, 32-bit and SPARC architectures.
While the Java Runtime Environment platform is used only for enjoying rich web content and Java programs, the Java Development Kit platform helps Java developers to create modern content for websites or feature-rich applications that work on multiple platforms.
Java Development Kit contains Java Runtime EnvironmentIt is also important to know that JDK (Java Development Kit) contains the JRE (Java Runtime Environment) platform, so you don’t have to download them separately if your main goal is to develop in Java.
Oracle Java Standard Edition Runtime Environment was reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on January 21st, 2015