Java 8 vs Java 11

Posted September 9, 2022 by Rohith and Anusha ‐ 1 min read

Java 11 was publicly available on 25 September 2018 in the market. It is an open-source reference implementation of Java SE platform version 11. Java 11 was released after four years of releasing Java 8. Java 11 comes with new features to provide more functionality.

Difference between Java 8 and Java 11 are stated below

Java 8Java 11
The appletviewer tool is available in Java 8.The appletviewer tool is not available in Java 11.
Java 8 has the AWTUtilities class, which we didn’t recommend you to use because it can break any program depending on it.In Java 11, the AWTUtilities class is not available.
It has fewer string methods.Several new methods of String such as isBlank(), lines(),repeat(n), stripLeading(), stripTrailing(), and strip() are introduce.
No special variables are used for lambda parameters.Java 11 allows us to use var variables to be used in lambda expressions.
Java Deployment Technologies are available in Java 8.Java Deployment Technologies are removed in Java 11.
JMC and JavaFX are available in the Oracle JDK.JMC and JavaFX are removed from the Oracle JDK in Java 11.
There are no suitable methods to work with the file.In Java 11, there are various methods, such as writeString(), readString(), and isSameFile() which help us to perform several operations on file.
Pattern recognizing is not possible.Pattern recognizing is possible with the help of the asMatchPredicate() method.
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