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JDK for Solaris Developer's Guide
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Preface

New Features and Enhancements

Performance Enhancements

Java Language Features

Generics

Enhanced for Loop

Autoboxing/Unboxing

Typesafe Enums

Varargs

Static Import

Metadata (Annotations)

Virtual Machine

Class Data Sharing

Garbage Collector Ergonomics

Server-Class Machine Detection

Thread Priority Changes

Fatal Error Handling

High-Precision Timing Support

Core Libraries

Lang and Util Packages

Networking

Security

Internationalization

Improved Support for Environment Variables

ProcessBuilder

Formatter

Scanner

Reflection

JavaBeans Component Architecture

Collections Framework

Java API for XML Processing (JAXP)

Bit Manipulation Operations

Math

Instrumentation

Serialization

Concurrency Utilities

Threads

Monitoring and Management

Integration Libraries

Remote Method Invocation (RMI)

Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)

CORBA, Java IDL and RMI-IIOP

Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)

User Interface

Internationalization

Java Sound Technology

Java 2D Technology

Image I/O

AWT

Swing

Deployment

General Deployment

Java Web Start Deployment

Tools and Tool Architecture

Java Virtual Machine Tool Interface (JVMTI)

Java Platform Debugger Architecture (JPDA)

Java Compiler (javac)

Javadoc Tool

Annotation Processing Tool (apt)

OS & Hardware Platforms

Supported System Configurations

64-Bit AMD Opteron Processors

Compatibility with Previous Releases

Deployment

General Deployment

Pack200, a new hyper-compression format for JAR files defined by JSR 200, can siginificantly reduce the download size of JAR files used in Java Webstart applications and Java Plug-in applets.

For a synopsis of general deployment features and enhancements, refer to http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/guide/deployment/enhancements-1.5.0.html.

Java Web Start Deployment

For a synopsis of Java Web Start deployment features and enhancements, refer to http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/guide/javaws/enhancements-1.5.0.html