Java Platform, Standard Edition Deployment Guide
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1 What's New

This chapter provides an overview of new and changed deployment features in JDK 8.

The following sections describe the improvements and the release in which they were introduced.

For information on JDK 7, see Chapter 34, "Java Rich Internet Applications Enhancements in JDK 7."

1.1 Enhancements in JDK 8u40

The 8u40 release includes the following enhancements:

1.2 Enhancement in JDK 8u31

Starting with JDK 8u31 release, the SSLv3 protocol is removed from the Java Control Panel Advanced options. See the 8u31 Update Release Notes for more information.

1.3 Enhancements in JDK 8u20

The 8u20 release includes the following enhancements related to deployment:

1.5 Enhancements in JDK 8u5

The 8u5 release includes the following enhancements related to deployment:

  • The frequency in which the security prompts are shown for an application has been reduced.

1.6 Enhancements in JDK 8

The JDK 8 release includes the following enhancements related to deployment:

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