Every few years I think about going Mac. I make a list of the pros and the cons.
I’m in that process right now.
I found a lot of verbiage on the internet to the effect that “Java is deprecated on the Mac”.
I discovered that this is not true, so I thought I would put up this lonely post for other people Googling on this issue the way I was to counteract the confusion.
Apple has rolled their own Java through version 6 update 31.
Oracle will be picking up support for Java on the Mac as of version 7.
Oracle currently offers the JDK 7 update 4 for Macs packing the 64 bit Intel chips, which covers most of the Macs released in the past 4 – 5 years: