April 05, 2020 /   Java 15   JDK 15 Features   Hidden Classes in Java

Java 15 Features

Java 15 is yet in very early development phase. Java 15 is expected to be released in September 2020. Till date we have following confirmed features in JDK 15.

  1. Hidden Classes - hidden classes will be non-discoverable classes that will be generated and used dynamically when required through reflection.

  2. ZGC - Z Garbage collector will now be a permanent feature which was an experimental feature in earlier releases.

  3. Shenandoah GC will also be a product feature in JDK 15

  4. Removal of Deprecated Nashorn JavaScript as community finds it difficult to maintain in parallel with rapidly changing ECMAScript.

  5. Text Blocks as permanent feature in JDK 15