Do Java 1.8 and Java 8 refer to the same thing? - Quora. The short and simple answer is yes.
Also asked, is Java 1.8 still supported?
Java 11 is a currently supported long-term support (LTS) version ("Oracle Customers will receive Oracle Premier Support"); Oracle released for the "legacy" Java 8 LTS the last free "public update" in January 2019 for commercial use, while it will otherwise still support Java 8 with public updates for personal use up to
Beside above, is Java 1.7 the same as Java 7?
Different versions of Java (1.0, 1.1, etc. all the way to 1.7, also known as Java 7) usually contain improvements to both the JVM and the standard library, so the two usually need to run together, and are packaged together in the JRE.
Is Java dead now?
Which Java version is most popular?
Report: Java 8 remains the most dominant version of Java. A majority of Java developers are using Java 8 or lower. This is based on a newly released report that revealed 79 percent of developers are using Java 8, 9 percent are using Java 7 and 3 percent are using Java 6 or below.