The Java SE Runtime Environment 8 (Java Platform, Standard Edition) is a major feature release. It contains new features and enhancements in many functional areas.
Through reduced boilerplate code, improved collections and annotations, simpler parallel programming models, and more efficient use of modern, multi-core processors, Java SE 8 gives you sigificant application performance increases.
KEY FEATURES INCLUDE
- Enhanced developer productivity.
- Application performance increases.
Requirements: OS X 10.8.3 or later