Java18 is the latest new version released by oracle in March 2022.

It is also called Java SE Platform with Version 18.

Java18 Features

  • UTF-8 character encoding default
  • Simple webserver
  • Added @snippet tag to Javadoc doclet to include source code in the documentation
  • Reimplement java reflection and invoke API calls for easy maintenance and development
  • Vector API
  • Improve pattern matching with switch statements
  • added service to provide interface internet address resolution

What is the latest version of Java 2022?

java 18 or jdk18 is the latest version released in March 2022.

You can download it from here