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Oracle launches the first development kits for Java on Mac OS X

Since Steve Jobs announced in 2010 that he would be discontinuing Java support, we have been waiting for Oracle’s release. Java Development Kit

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Oracle launches the first development kits for Java on Mac OS X
Oracle launches the first development kits for Java on Mac OS X

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Approximately a couple of years ago, in 2010 , Apple announced that it would no longer support Java for Mac OS X. Until then, the inclusion of Java and the tools needed to develop on that platform were Apple’s work. Well, two years later, Oracle has released the first version of the development kits and continues to work on Java SE 7 for Mac .

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As I said, SunOracle distributed the corresponding version and Apple was in charge of adapting it to Mac OS X and including it so that we could enjoy it. Until in 2010, the then CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, announced that they would not continue with the support in this way. Now we can say that that decision was right, since Apple never managed to have the updated version of Java at the rate that they were released by SunOracle. In addition, this led, among other problems, to the appearance of vulnerabilities . Like the last Trojan to appear, Flashback, which had already been patched by Oracle in an update, but such improvement did not reach Mac OS in time.

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