Some clients may be aware that a new version of Java, version 8, is available. This version is a preview version, intended to allow application developers to test Java 8 itself, and if necessary revise their applications before a full release.

This posting on details the nature of the version 8 release.

At the time of writing current releases of the Surveybe software are not compatible with Java 8. You should not download Java 8 until further notice.

The current version of Java 7, available from the normal download page on is safe to use - we have had no adverse test results or reports of issues from clients.

Please contact or post here if you have any questions.