JEP-355 was an excellent change brought in Java 13 as a preview to simplify the HTML code piece in Java. But, now, Java 14 has come up with a second preview in Text Blocks with two more newly added escape sequences. This change is present under JEP-368. You can download Java 14 by clicking here.

  • \<end-of-line> for newlines (line terminator)
  • \s for single space (white space)

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JEP 368 – Text Blocks

In Java 13, JEP 355 allows you to create a multiline string or you can say a text-block. You need to write a multiline string inside a pair of triple double-quotes. But, now, in Java 14, JEP 368 has new line & white space sequences too. Let’s check it.

Let’s see the below code that differentiates between code before Java13, In Java13 and finally IN JAVA 14


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