JDK 8 features in detail

126 Lambda Expressions & Virtual Extension Methods

Add lambda expressions (closures) and supporting features, including method references, enhanced type inference, and virtual extension methods, to the Java programming language and platform.

Owner: Brian Goetz

Author: Joseph D. Darcy

Discussion: lambda dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

138 Autoconf-Based Build System

Introduce autoconf (./configure-style) build setup, refactor the Makefiles to remove recursion, and leverage JEP 139: Enhance javac to Improve Build Speed.

Author: Magnus Ihse Bursie

Discussion: jdk8 dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

160 Lambda-Form Representation for Method Handles

Improve the implementation of method handles by replacing assembly language paths with an optimizable intermediate representation and then refactoring the implementation so that more work is done in portable Java code than is hardwired into the JVM.

Author: John Rose

Discussion: mlvm dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

161 Compact Profiles

Define a few subset Profiles of the Java SE Platform Specification so that applications that do not require the entire Platform can be deployed and run on small devices.

Owner: Bob Vandette

Author: Bob Vandette, Mark Reinhold

Discussion: jdk8 dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

162 Prepare for Modularization

Undertake changes to smooth the eventual transition to modules in a future release, provide new tools to help developers prepare for the modular platform, and deprecate certain APIs that are a significant impediment to modularization.

Author: Alan Bateman

Discussion: jigsaw dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

164 Leverage CPU Instructions for AES Cryptography

Improve the out-of-box AES Crypto performance by using x86 AES instructions when available, and by avoiding unnecessary re-expansion of the AES key.

Author: Vladimir Kozlov

Discussion: hotspot dash compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

174 Nashorn JavaScript Engine

Design and implement a new lightweight, high-performance implementation of JavaScript, and integrate it into the JDK. The new engine will be made available to Java applications via the existingjavax.script API, and also more generally via a new command-line tool.

Author: Jim Laskey

Discussion: nashorn dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

vm/–

 

142 Reduce Cache Contention on Specified Fields

Define a way to specify that one or more fields in an object are likely to be highly contended across processor cores so that the VM can arrange for them not to share cache lines with other fields, or other objects, that are likely to be independently accessed.

Owner: Tony Printezis

Author: Jesper Wilhelmsson, Tony Printezis

Discussion: hotspot dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

vm/comp

 

165 Compiler Control

Improve control of the JVM compilers by encapsulating control into a set of options. Allow different option sets to be applied depending on which method is being compiled. Add the possibility of changing the option sets during run time.

Author: Nils Eliasson

Discussion: hotspot dash compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

vm/gc

 

122 Remove the Permanent Generation

Remove the permanent generation from the Hotspot JVM and thus the need to tune the size of the permanent generation.

Author: Jon Masamitsu

Discussion: hotspot dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

173 Retire Some Rarely-Used GC Combinations

Remove three rarely-used combinations of garbage collectors in order to reduce ongoing development, maintenance, and testing costs.

Author: Bengt Rutisson

Discussion: hotspot dash gc dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

vm/rt

 

136 Enhanced Verification Errors

Provide additional contextual information about bytecode-verification errors to ease diagnosis of bytecode or stackmap deficiencies in the field.

Author: Keith McGuigan

Discussion: hotspot dash runtime dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

143 Improve Contended Locking

Evaluate HotSpot’s support for contended locking and implement profitable solutions, based upon advance work already done by Oracle Labs.

Author: Dan Daugherty

Discussion: hotspot dash runtime dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

147 Reduce Class Metadata Footprint

Reduce HotSpot’s class metadata memory footprint in order to improve performance on small devices.

Author: Jiangli Zhou

Discussion: hotspot dash runtime dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

148 Small VM

Support the creation of a small VM that is no larger than 3MB.

Author: Joe Provino

Discussion: hotspot dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

171 Fence Intrinsics

Add three memory-ordering intrinsics to the sun.misc.Unsafe class.

Author: Doug Lea

Discussion: hotspot dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

core/–

 

153 Launch JavaFX Applications

Enhance the java command-line launcher to launch JavaFX applications.

Author: Kumar Srinivasan

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

core/lang

 

101 Generalized Target-Type Inference

Smoothly expand the scope of method type-inference to support (i) inference in method context and (ii) inference in chained calls.

Author: Maurizio Cimadamore

Discussion: lambda dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

104 Annotations on Java Types

Extend the set of annotatable locations in the syntax of the Java programming language to include names which indicate the use of a type as well as (per Java SE 5.0) the declaration of a type.

Author: Michael Ernst, Alex Buckley

Discussion: type dash annotations dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

105 DocTree API

Extend the Compiler Tree API to provide structured access to the content of javadoc comments.

Author: Jonathan Gibbons

Discussion: compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

106 Add Javadoc to javax.tools

Extend the javax.tools API to provide access to javadoc.

Author: Jonathan Gibbons

Discussion: compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

117 Remove the Annotation-Processing Tool (apt)

Remove the apt tool, associated API, and documentation from the JDK.

Author: Joseph D. Darcy

Discussion: compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M1

 

118 Access to Parameter Names at Runtime

Provide a mechanism to easily and reliably retrieve the parameter names of methods and constructors at runtime via core reflection.

Author: Joseph D. Darcy

Discussion: compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

120 Repeating Annotations

Change the Java programming language to allow multiple application of annotations with the same type to a single program element.

Author: Joseph D. Darcy

Discussion: compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

139 Enhance javac to Improve Build Speed

Reduce the time required to build the JDK and enable incremental builds by modifying the Java compiler to run on all available cores in a single persistent process, track package and class dependences between builds, automatically generate header files for native methods, and clean up class and header files that are no longer needed.

Author: Magnus Ihse Bursie

Discussion: compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

172 DocLint

Provide a means to detect errors in Javadoc comments early in the development cycle and in a way that is easily linked back to the source code.

Author: Jonathan Gibbons

Discussion: javadoc dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

core/libs

 

103 Parallel Array Sorting

Add additional utility methods to java.util.Arrays that use the JSR 166 Fork/Join parallelism common pool to provide sorting of arrays in parallel.

Owner: Chris Hegarty

Author: David Holmes, Chris Hegarty

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

107 Bulk Data Operations for Collections

Add functionality to the Java Collections Framework for bulk operations upon data. This is commonly referenced as “filter/map/reduce for Java.” The bulk data operations include both serial (on the calling thread) and parallel (using many threads) versions of the operations. Operations upon data are generally expressed as lambda functions.

Author: Mike Duigou

Discussion: lambda dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

109 Enhance Core Libraries with Lambda

Enhance the Java core library APIs using the new Lambda language feature to improve the usability and convenience of the library.

Owner: Stuart W. Marks

Author: Stuart W. Marks, Mike Duigou

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

112 Charset Implementation Improvements

Improve the maintainability and performance of the standard and extended charset implementations.

Author: Xueming Shen

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M4

 

119 javax.lang.model Implementation Backed by Core Reflection

Provide an implementation of the javax.lang.model.* API backed by core reflection rather than by javac. In other words, provide an alternate API to access and process the reflective information about loaded classes provided by core reflection.

Author: Joseph D. Darcy

Discussion: compiler dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

135 Base64 Encoding & Decoding

Define a standard API for Base64 encoding and decoding.

Author: Alan Bateman

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

149 Reduce Core-Library Memory Usage

Reduce the dynamic memory used by core-library classes without adversely impacting performance.

Owner: Roger Riggs

Author: Roger Riggs, Hinkmond Wong, David Holmes

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

150 Date & Time API

Define a new date, time, and calendar API for the Java SE platform.

Owner: Xueming Shen

Author: Stephen Colebourne

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

155 Concurrency Updates

Scalable updatable variables, cache-oriented enhancements to theConcurrentHashMap API, ForkJoinPool improvements, and, possibly, additional Lock and Future classes and better support for software transactional memory (STM) frameworks.

Owner: Chris Hegarty

Author: Doug Lea

Discussion: core dash libs dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

170 JDBC 4.2

Minor enhancements to JDBC to improve usability and portability

Author: Lance Andersen

Discussion: jdbc dash spec dash discuss at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

 

core/i18n

 

127 Improve Locale Data Packaging and Adopt Unicode CLDR Data

Create a tool to convert LDML (Locale Data Markup Language) files into a format usable directly by the runtime library, define a way to package the results into modules, and then use these to incorporate the de-facto standard locale data published by the Unicode Consortium’s CLDR project into the JDK.

Author: Naoto Sato

Discussion: i18n dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

128 BCP 47 Locale Matching

Define APIs so that applications that use BCP 47 language tags (see RFC 5646) can match them to a user’s language preferences in a way that conforms to RFC 4647.

Owner: Yuka Kamiya

Author: Naoto Sato

Discussion: i18n dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

133 Unicode 6.2

Extend existing platform APIs to support version 6.2 of the Unicode Standard.

Author: Yuka Kamiya

Discussion: i18n dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

core/sec

 

113 MS-SFU Kerberos 5 Extensions

Add the MS-SFU extensions to the JDK’s Kerberos 5 implementation.

Author: Weijun Wang

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

114 TLS Server Name Indication (SNI) Extension

Add support for the TLS Server Name Indication (SNI) Extension to allow more flexible secure virtual hosting and virtual-machine infrastructure based on SSL/TLS protocols.

Author: Xuelei Fan

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

115 AEAD CipherSuites

Support the AEAD/GCM cipher suites defined by SP-800-380D, RFC 5116, RFC 5246, RFC 5288, RFC 5289 and RFC 5430.

Owner: Bradford Wetmore

Author: Xuelei Fan

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

121 Stronger Algorithms for Password-Based Encryption

Provide stronger Password-Based-Encryption (PBE) algorithm implementations in the SunJCE provider.

Owner: Vincent Ryan

Author: Valerie Peng

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M5

 

123 Configurable Secure Random-Number Generation

Enhance the API for secure random-number generation so that it can be configured to operate within specified quality and responsiveness constraints.

Author: Bradford Wetmore

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

124 Enhance the Certificate Revocation-Checking API

Improve the certificate revocation-checking API to support best-effort checking, single-certificate checking, and mechanism-specific options and parameters.

Author: Sean Mullan

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M3

 

129 NSA Suite B Cryptographic Algorithms

Provide implementations of the cryptographic algorithms required by NSA Suite B.

Author: Valerie Peng

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M4

 

130 SHA-224 Message Digests

Implement the SHA-224 message-digest algorithm and related algorithms.

Author: Valerie Peng

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M3

 

131 PKCS#11 Crypto Provider for 64-bit Windows

Include the SunPKCS11 provider in the JDK for 64-bit Windows.

Author: Valerie Peng

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M3

 

140 Limited doPrivileged

Enable code to assert a subset of its privileges without otherwise preventing the full access-control stack walk to check for other permissions.

Author: Sean Mullan

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M7

 

166 Overhaul JKS-JCEKS-PKCS12 Keystores

Facilitate migrating data from JKS and JCEKS keystores by adding equivalent support to the PKCS#12 keystore. Enhance the KeyStore API to support new features such as entry metadata and logical views spanning several keystores. Enable the strong crypto algorithms introduced in JEP-121 to be used to protect keystore entries.

Author: Vincent Ryan

Discussion: security dash dev at openjdk dot java dot net

Milestone target: M6

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