Java17 is the latest new version released by oracle released on September 14, 2021.

It is also called Java SE Platform with Version 17.

It is Long term Support (LTS) version.

Java17 Features

  • JShell introduced
  • JEP 407: Remove RMI Activation package java.rmi.activation package and classes from java SDK API
  • JEP 415: Context-Specific Deserialization Filters: It allows you to configure deserialization filters using API or command line.
  • Pattern Matching for switch
  • Sealed Classes

What is the latest version of Java 2021?

java 17 or jdk17 is the latest version released in September 2021.

You can download it from here