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Upgrading to Java 7 on Google’s AppEngine

If you are still running a Java 6 application on Google AppEngine, you’re about to get into serious trouble. Any moment now, the AppEngine team is going to release version 1.8.9, which will no longer support deployment of Java 6 applications.

Existing applications will keep on running. But you should probably upgrade your application with the necessary urgency, as you will no longer be able to fix bugs.

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