4/08/2016

Java different version names

Each java version has its unique name. Please find the below list of versions and nick name
Java VersionRelease DateNick Name
JDK 1.1.4Sept 12, 1997Sparkler
JDK 1.1.5Dec 3, 1997Pumpkin
JDK 1.1.6April 24, 1998Abigail
JDK 1.1.7Sept 28, 1998Brutus
JDK 1.1.8April 8, 1999Chelsea
JDK 1.2Dec 4, 1998Playground
JDK 1.2.2July 8, 1999Cricket
JDK 1.3May 8, 2000Kestrel
JDK 1.3.1May 17, 2001Ladybird
JDK 1.4.0Feb 13, 2002Merlin
JDK 1.4.1Sept 16, 2002Hopper
JDK 1.4.2June 26, 2003Mantis
JDK 1.5Sept 29, 2004Tiger
JDK 1.6Dec 11, 2006Mustang
JDK 1.7July 28, 2011Dolphin
JDK 1.8Mar 18, 2014Lambda

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