Funny Oracle error message

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Oracle has an “Early Adopter” version of SQL Developer, a tool I have “become accustomed to” at a prior job where they couldn’t/wouldn’t pay for developers to have the superior TOAD SQL product. One of the caveats they list on the download page is that it only runs under JDK 8, so I got a chuckle out of this error message.

Note that JDK 7 end-of-life (called “end of public updates”, meaning for a big $$ support contract you can still get updates) has been announced for April 2015 by…Oracle.