Eclipse Migration Toolkit for Java (EMT4J) Makes Java Application Upgrades Simpler


Adoptium has introduced the Eclipse Migration Toolkit for Java (EMT4J), an open-source Eclipse project that can analyze and upgrade Java 8 to Java 11 and Java 11 to Java 17 applications.

Future LTS versions will be upgraded-compatible with EMT4J. Companies advise updating the Java runtime to benefit from security and functional upgrades. Projects like the Spring Framework 6 now need Java 17, and Long Term Support (LTS) Java versions will be released every two years.

When updating an application to a new Java version, developers must fix all the problems caused by the additions and deletions in Java.

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