Java SE 6

by Vitaly Popovich [Published on 11 Dec. 2006 / Last Updated on 11 Dec. 2006]


Sun Microsystems announced availability of Java Standard Edition 6. Java 6 has a number of new features, you can read more about them from this link: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/features.jsp . A quote from the website:
New Security Features and Enhancements

Native platform Security (GSS/Kerberos) integration.
Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS) login module that employs LDAP authentication
New Smart Card I/O API» Find out more

Integrated Web Services

New API for XML digital signature services for secure web services
New Client and Core Java Architecture for XML-Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.0 APIs
New support for Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) 2.0» Find out more

Scripting Language Support (JSR 223)

New framework and API for scripting languages
Mozilla Rhino engine for JavaScript built into the platform» Find out more

Enhanced Management and Serviceability

Improved JMX Monitoring API
Runtime Support for dTrace (Solaris 10 and future Solaris OS releases only)
Improved memory usage analysis and leak detection» Find out more

Increased Developer Productivity

JDBC 4.0 support (JSR 221)
Significant library improvements
Improvements to the Java Platform Debug Architecture (JPDA) & JVM Tool Interface

Improved User Experience

look-and-feel updates to better match underlying operating system
Improved desktop performance and integration
Enhanced internationalization support

Release Notes are available here: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/index.html .
Download URL: http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/ea.jsp


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Sun Microsystems announced availability of Java Standard Edition 6. Java 6 has a number of new features, you can read more about them from this link: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/features.jsp . A quote from the website:

New Security Features and Enhancements

  • Native platform Security (GSS/Kerberos) integration.
  • Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS) login module that employs LDAP authentication
  • New Smart Card I/O API
    » Find out more

Integrated Web Services

  • New API for XML digital signature services for secure web services
  • New Client and Core Java Architecture for XML-Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.0 APIs
  • New support for Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) 2.0
    » Find out more

Scripting Language Support (JSR 223)

  • New framework and API for scripting languages
  • Mozilla Rhino engine for JavaScript built into the platform
    » Find out more

Enhanced Management and Serviceability

  • Improved JMX Monitoring API
  • Runtime Support for dTrace (Solaris 10 and future Solaris OS releases only)
  • Improved memory usage analysis and leak detection
    » Find out more

Increased Developer Productivity

  • JDBC 4.0 support (JSR 221)
  • Significant library improvements
  • Improvements to the Java Platform Debug Architecture (JPDA) & JVM Tool Interface

Improved User Experience

  • look-and-feel updates to better match underlying operating system
  • Improved desktop performance and integration
  • Enhanced internationalization support

Release Notes are available here: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/index.html .


Download URL: http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/ea.jsp


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