As Apple has increased their security rules around 3rd party applications, it has become more difficult for folks to get SQL Developer up and running.
That’s a problem we hope to have fixed for our next release.
What we’re doing:
- ALL of the JARs will be signed (ours and the 3rd party libraries)
- Make selecting the Java Home more straightforward
What this means:
- no more prompts from your Mac saying it doesn’t want to open SQL Developer because it appears to be malicious (it isn’t!)
- fewer problems starting the application because your Mac can’t find a JDK compatible with SQL Developer
So ‘installing’ SQL Developer should look as simple as this –
I know you have questions.
Jeff, I need help now!
Jeff, when is version 21.2 going to be released?
We do calendar-quarterly releases, so end end of this calendar quarter would be the end of June. July 4 holiday, pending QA, legal sign-offs, security checks, etc. means that could be a week or few later than that. I’ll let you know for sure, right here.
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