java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sun/javafx/tools/ant/Application : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0

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This exception occurs when using an older version of java. Mainly when trying to run a jar compiled with a newer Java version in an older Java version. We can avoid this issue by executing the jar in the same version which it was compiled.

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This might be caused by and outdated version of Java, SonarQube now uses Java 8 as default. You might upgrade java or use an older version of SonarQube.

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java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/sun/javafx/tools/ant/Application : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:800)
at org.apache.tools.ant.AntClassLoader.defineClassFromData(AntClassLoader.java:1128)
at org.apache.tools.ant.AntClassLoader.getClassFromStream(AntClassLoader.java:1299)
at org.apache.tools.ant.AntClassLoader.findClassInComponents(AntClassLoader.java:1354)
at org.apache.tools.ant.AntClassLoader.findClass(AntClassLoader.java:1315)
at org.apache.tools.ant.AntClassLoader.loadClass(AntClassLoader.java:1068)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:358)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:270)
at org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Definer.addDefinition(Definer.java:579)
at org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Definer.execute(Definer.java:237)
at org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Antlib.execute(Antlib.java:177)
at org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Definer.loadAntlib(Definer.java:428)
at org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.Definer.execute(Definer.java:277)
at org.apache.tools.ant.UnknownElement.execute(UnknownElement.java:292)
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor52.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:606)
at org.apache.tools.ant.dispatch.DispatchUtils.execute(DispatchUtils.java:106)
at org.apache.tools.ant.Task.perform(Task.java:348)
at org.apache.tools.ant.Target.execute(Target.java:435)
at org.apache.tools.ant.Target.performTasks(Target.java:456)
at org.apache.tools.ant.Project.executeSortedTargets(Project.java:1393)
at org.apache.tools.ant.Project.executeTarget(Project.java:1364)
at org.apache.tools.ant.helper.DefaultExecutor.executeTargets(DefaultExecutor.java:41)
at org.apache.tools.ant.module.bridge.impl.BridgeImpl.run(BridgeImpl.java:286)
at org.apache.tools.ant.module.run.TargetExecutor.run(TargetExecutor.java:555)
at org.netbeans.core.execution.RunClassThread.run(RunClassThread.java:153)

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