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This is a work in progress. The contents of the BETA_JAVA8 branch will be updated as the changes are made to the JSR Specification.  
 
This is a work in progress. The contents of the BETA_JAVA8 branch will be updated as the changes are made to the JSR Specification.  
  
If you need any help with this, please contact the JDT/Core team through either the [[www.eclipse.org/forums/index.php|forums]] or [https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/enter_bug.cgi?product=JDT Bugzilla].
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Revision as of 08:49, 10 June 2012

This page summarizes the work that is being done to add Java™ 8 support into Eclipse. As of now JSR 335 (Lambda expressions) and JSR 308 (Type annotations) are being planned

Java 8 features that are being worked on

  • JSR 335 (Lambda expressions)
  • JSR 308 (Type annotations)


What needs to be done

  • TO BE FILLED


Current status

  • TO BE FILLED


IMPORTANT NOTE

  • The following lines should be added in all headers of modified files for Java™ 8 implementation:
 * This is an implementation of an early-draft specification developed under the Java
 * Community Process (JCP) and is made available for testing and evaluation purposes
 * only. The code is not compatible with any specification of the JCP.
 *


What to do to set up the IDE

  • You need to install a JDK8 build as an installed JRE in order to run the tests using the JavaSE-1.8 Execution Environment.


Disclaimer

This is a work in progress. The contents of the BETA_JAVA8 branch will be updated as the changes are made to the JSR Specification.

If you need any help with this, please contact the JDT/Core team through either the forum or Bugzilla.