vJUG24 Session: Polishing the Diamond: Core Library Improvements in Java 9


In this talk, which is entirely live-coded, you will learn key updates and improvements that you’ll get to enjoy in the next exciting version of Java: Java 9. You will also get to see the new REPL in action. In this session you will learn about Streams, Collectors, Optional and CompletableFuture.

Speaker: Richard Warburton

Richard is an empirical technologist and solver of deep-dive technical problems. Recently he has written a book on Java 8 Lambdas for O’Reilly. He’s worked as a developer in many areas including Statistical Analytics, Static Analysis, Compiler and Networking. He is a leader in the London Java Community and runs OpenJDK Hackdays. Richard is also a known conference speaker, having talked at JavaOne, Devoxx, JFokus, DevoxxUK, Geecon, JAX London and Codemotion. He has obtained a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Warwick. Find him on twitter @RichardWarburto.