Monthly Archives: October 2020

Java 15 is Generally Available (GA) – What’s New?

Java 15 became GA earlier this month (Sept 2020) (as announced by Oracle). As per Oracle’s now regular time-based schedule for major new releases of Java, this release was expected and comes 6 months after the previous one (Java 14 in March 2020). In this post I outline what I personally consider to be the most significant new features in Java 15 from a developer’s perspective, focusing primarily on the new Java language. I’ve also included some of the changes to the JDK core libraries / APIs and the JVM which will be of interest to developers.

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