Time to put your Java 9 knowledge into practice and plan your applications migration. Here’s how to get an overview of what needs to be done.
JDeps is a dependency analysis tool for Java bytecode, i.e. class files and JARs. This primer teaches you how to use filters, aggregate results, and create diagrams.
With the second release the JDeps Maven Plugin allows the creation of flexible exemptions from build-breaking. This enables a self-paced migration away from dependencies of JDK-internal APIs that will be unavailable in Java 9.
The JDeps Maven Plugin will break a project’s build if it contains dependencies on JDK-internal APIs. This helps to prepare for Java 9, where these dependencies will be unaccessible.