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Microsoft to Contribute to Java on Windows and Mac ARM

September 22, 2020

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft, Azul, and other community members are collaborating to port OpenJDK to MacOS and Windows on the AArch64 chipset. This work coincides with the upcoming availability of ARM-based Macs and aims to have a supported OpenJDK build in approximate alignment to market availability and adoption of the new chip.

“Azul is building an Aarch64 port for MacOS, has drafted a JEP for the work, will do the work in the open as much as possible (limited by Apple’s developer kit early access rules), and will contribute the complete work upstream to be included in e.g.

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