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This document lists changes made to the Java SE Platforms and Libraries.

Index of APIs

Incompatible changes by date

Fuller descriptions of all changes can be found below (follow links).

Not all deprecations are listed here, assuming that the deprecated APIs continue to essentially work. For a full deprecation list, please consult the Javadoc.

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Changes by version

These API specification versions may be used to indicate that a module requires a certain API feature in order to function. For example, if you see here a feature you need which is labelled 1.20, your manifest should contain in its main attributes the line:

OpenIDE-Module-Module-Dependencies: > 1.20

Changes by affected class

Details of all changes by API and date

Java SE Platforms and Libraries

Make API / SPI packages public.

Feb 5 '21; API spec. version: 1.55; made by: emi

The API / SPI packages are public and any module can use them, not only friend modules.

Rebrand defaults for attach source and javaddoc user questions

Jan 20 '21; API spec. version: 1.54; made by: sdedic
A branding API to disable showing on source and javadoc attachment dialogs - API_Ask_attachJavadocQuestion & API_Ask_attachSourcesQuestion.