Java is a very useful software package that will help you access Java content without problems.
Java applications range from games to business solutions and this software package is designed to help you make the most out of each one.
The Java Runtime Environment contains the Java virtual machine, Java application launcher and the runtime class libraries needed to run apps written using the Java programming language.
Here are some key features of "Java":
· Write software on one platform and run it on practically any other platform
· Create programs to run within a web browser and web services
· Develop server-side applications for online forums, stores, polls, HTML forms processing, and more
· Combine Java technology-based applications or services to create highly customized applications or services
· Write powerful and efficient apps for mobile phones, remote processors, low-cost consumer products, and practically any device with a digital heartbeat
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
Blacklisted Jars and Certificates:
· Oracle now manages a certificate and jar blacklist repository. This data is updated on client computers daily on the first execution of a Java applet or web start application.
Changes to Java Control Panel's Security Settings:
· In this release, low and custom settings are removed from the Java Control Panel(JCP)'s Security Slider. Depending on the security level set in the Java Control Panel and the user's version of the JRE, self-signed or unsigned applications might not be allowed to run. The default setting of High permits all but local applets to run on a secure JRE. If the user is running an insecure JRE, only applications that are signed with a certificate issued by a recognized certificate authority are allowed to run.
Changes to Security Dialogs: