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As of Java 7, OpenJDK is the Reference Implementation (RI) for Java. In essence, the OpenJDK is the Java we use every day! With legal and technical barriers become smaller every day, it is now more possible than ever to get involved in the language and VM that we all love.

Also, see Goals and Benefits

Who's Adopting OpenJDK?

Many individuals, JUGs and organisations, see Who Is Adopting OpenJDK

Getting Started

You can participate in the programme via:

  1. Google group: Adopt OpenJDK Google Group
  2. Mailing the Adopt OpenJDK group directly
  3. IRC: #adoptopenjdk channel on
  4. Twitter: @adoptopenjdk (follow the #adoptopenjdk hash tag on twitter)
  5. (News)paper: (subscribe)
  6. Google+ Community Google+ Community
  7. GitHub Projects AdoptOpenJDK Github
  8. BitBucket Projects AdoptOpenJDK Bitbucket

NOTE: For some contributions you need to sign a contributor agreements. See Legal Steps
NOTE: See Adopt OpenJDK Etiquette for our community rules


Future Events (as of the 2nd of November 2013)

What do we work on for OpenJDK?

We have several exciting projects on the go including:

There are Plenty of other projects, see What to work on for OpenJDK

Leading an Adopt OpenJDK effort

See Leading an Adopt OpenJDK effort

Talks and Presentations

See Talks and Presentations

Projects and Code

We have lots of hands on coding projects, see our repositories at:

Email the Adopt OpenJDK group to sign-up to a project and/or an event.

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