Oracle just released Java 13, the new Java Development Kit (JDK) loaded with an array of new enhancements and features. As per the Java developers, the new JDK is going to improve their productivity hugely. This boost of productivity is resulted due to the new features and value additions such as new text blocks, dynamic archiving of the shared class-data, preview of switch expressions, etc.
The developers can already download and use the binaries of Java 13 and capitalise on the key improvements with elementary things such as performance, security, stability, and some value additions with new features. Oracle was emphatic about the boost in productivity new Java 13 will deliver. So, this is high time developers to take cognizance of all the key new features and value additions of the new JDK.
New Addition of Text Blocks
One of the key-value additions with new Java 13 is the new text blocks in the preview phase. A text block basically refers to the multi-line string of code that helps developers to do away with the necessity for the majority of escape sequences. The text block helps developers with automatic format for accommodating the string with full control given to the developers. This in more than one way will deliver more ease and simplicity to the Java programmers in their coding effort. Read more..