Java 8 considered great

Upgrading Java is, like, taboo for some reason it seems. “Java 8 Is Still the Standard”

Commercial support ended on Jan 2019, from Oracle at least:

From October 2014, Java 8 was the default version to download (and then again the download replacing Java 9) from the official website.[244] “Oracle will continue to provide Public Updates and auto updates of Java SE 8, until at least the end of December 2020 for Personal Users, and January 2019 for Commercial Users.”

Original source: What Tens of Millions of VMs Reveal about the State of Java – The New Stack