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What’s New in Java 11: Long-term Support

by Sander Mak

This course provides an overview of the most important features in Java 11, such as the new library and language features, performance and security enhancements, and the accelerated release schedule.

What you'll learn

Staying up to speed with Java is difficult for any Java developer, as Java 11 is released only six months after Java 10. In this course, What's New in Java 11: Long-term Support, you'll learn about the new and most important features in Java 11. First, you'll learn about the accelerated release schedule and how Java 11 is different. Next, you'll dive into the many deprecations and removals that happened in Java 11 that may affect your codebases. There are new library and language features to explore as well, such as an all-new HttpClient API. Last, you'll learn about performance and security enhancements in this release. When you're finished with this course, you'll be ready to make the most of Java 11 in your own projects.

About the author

Sander is Director of Technology at Picnic —the Dutch online grocery scale-up— building Java-based systems at scale. He also is a Java Champion and author of the O'Reilly book 'Java 9 Modularity' (see As an avid conference speaker, Sander loves sharing knowledge, also through his blog at and as Pluralsight instructor.

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