Where to send people for preview builds and javadocs
howard.lovatt at gmail.com
Wed Aug 28 17:30:13 PDT 2013
Doesn't work for me on a Mac - it times out
On 27 August 2013 08:53, Mike Duigou <mike.duigou at oracle.com> wrote:
> On Aug 26 2013, at 15:12 , Michael Hixson wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I wrote a blog post about Java 8 a while ago that focused mostly on
> > project lambda features. It contained some links to a locally-hosted
> > version of the javadocs and invited people to download preview builds
> > from here:
> > http://jdk8.java.net/lambda/
> > 1. Is that still the right place to send people for preview builds?
> Yes. Though non-totally-bleeding-edge folks may want to look at the
> general Java 8 preview instead:
> which now has most of the lambda functionality. At this point the lambda
> preview is probably of interest to only those who are interested in
> specific fixes.
> > 2. If the answer for #1 will change over time, is there a mailing list
> > that will notify people about that change?
> This list.
> > 3. Is there an Oracle-hosted, non-.zip version of the javadocs that's
> > kept up to date with the latest preview builds?
> No. Unfortunately it has been too cumbersome for lambda preview to push a
> live set of docs.
> The general Java 8 preview builds *do* publish live javadocs that will
> generally (and increasingly) be quite similar to the lambda docs here:
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