JDK 8u111 and 8u112 available

Change effective on 21 October 2016

Heroku’s support for Java 8 has been upgraded to include OpenJDK 8u111 and 8u112. Version 8u112 is a patch-set update (PSU), which includes the 8u111 critical patch update (CPU) plus additional features.

To set the JDK version for an application, create a system.properties file in the root directory of your project and put the following code in it:


For more information on Heroku’s Java support, see the Dev Center documentation for Java. For more information on OpenJDK 8u111 and 8u112, see the OpenJDK documentation for Java 8.