Rest in peace Oracle JRE & JavaFX – long live OpenJDK & OpenJFX

Rest in peace Oracle JRE & JavaFX

September the 25th was not only Release Day of Oracle JDK11, it was also funeral day for Oracle’s JRE and JavaFX. Almost silently, Oracle approached one more step further to remove Java from our desktops. ;-)

So, just before the end of 2018, I think it’s not too late to say:

„Goodbye Oracle’s JRE and JavaFX bundles. It was a pleasure working with you folks.“  

What happened?

Oracle JDK Migration Guide provides some Significant Changes in JDK 11 Release: