The Java Runtime Environment is the software environment in which programs compiled for a typical Java Virtual Machine implementation can run. Whats new in version 7 Update 51 :
Java Runtime Environment Components
The Java Runtime Environment is the software environment in which programs compiled for a typical Java Virtual Machine implementation can run. The runtime system includes:
- Code necessary to run Java programs, dynamically link native methods, manage memory, and handle exceptions
- Implementation of the Java Virtual Machine
JavaFX Release Notes:
• JavaFX is now part of JDK. JDK 7u51 release includes JavaFX version 2.2.51.
New Features and Changes:
• Jarsigner updated to encourage timestamping
• Timestamping for a signed jar is now strongly recommended. The Jarsigner tool will print out an informational warning at signing or verifying when timestamp is missing.
Changes to Security Slider:
• [b]The following changes to Security Slider were included in this release(7u51)
• Block Self-Signed and Unsigned applets on High Security Setting
• Require Permissions Attribute for High Security Setting
• Warn users of missing Permissions Attributes for Medium Security Setting
Change in Default Socket Permissions:
• The default socket permissions assigned to all code including untrusted code have been changed in this release. Previously, all code was able to bind any socket type to any port number greater than or equal to 1024. It is still possible to bind sockets to the ephemeral port range on each system. The exact...
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