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JDK8 Support in NetBeans

A prelimary JDK8 support is available in current NetBeans daily builds.


The new Java SE features supported by the build are:

Many features, including code completion, code highlighting, go to declaration, have been updated to know about these new language features.

Two new convertors are available to:

  • automatically convert suitable anonymous innerclasses into lambda expressions
  • automatically detect for-each loops that can be converted to use the new bulk data operations APIs and convert them

Both these convertors can also be applied to the whole project via the Refactor/Inspect and Transform.

JDK Development

For JDK development, please use these builds for now.

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