Java Code Names with versions List

As everyone works on java programming language, But you don’t know java history when it was released what are code names and their versions.

Most people are confused with the code names and versions.

Since 1.8 version onwards, Code Names are discontinued from java release

Java codenames and versions list

Here are java code names and their versions list.

JDK or J2SECode Name

|J2SE 1.8 |No codenames from this version| |Java SE 7 |Dolphin| |Java SE 1.6 |Mustang| |JDK 1.5 |Tiger| |J2SE 1.4.2 |Mantis| |J2SE 1.4.1 |Hopper| |J2SE 1.4.0 |Merlin| |J2SE 1.3.1 |Ladybird| |J2SE 1.3 |Kestrel| |J2SE 1.2.2 |Cricket| |J2SE 1.2.1 |None| | J2SE 1.2 | Playground| |JDK 1.1.8 | Chelsea| |JDK 1.1.7 | Brutus| |JDK 1.1.6 | Abigail| |JDK 1.1.5 | Sparkler| |JDK 1.1.4 | Sparkler|

What is the current java production version?

Currently, java 16 was released on March, 16th 2021. It is the current released version from java. Java Version 17 going to be released in the year 2021.