JDK 8 Shipping in March, Bugs and All
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March 18 is the final release date of the Java Developer Kit 8 and with the that date looming over the team and the community, one could hardly be faulted for having doubts that the software will be released as desired effect considering the fact that the release date has been put off twice due largely to the because Project Lambda (JSR 335), shortly after Jigsaw was dropped all together from this release. But this time, Mathias Axelsson, Oracle's JDK 8 Release Manager has offered the community his personal assurances that version 8 of the reference implementation of the Java SE 8 Platform will ship in March, even with a few bugs. Read the full story.