Features Beyond Java 8 w/ Angie Jones

Kansas City Java Users Group
Kansas City Java Users Group
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While most people are still using Java 8 from six years ago, new versions of the language are being released every six months! The latest versions provide an abundance of new features such as functional programming capabilities, switch expressions, local variable type inference, additions to the Stream API, new factory methods for Collections, text blocks and much more.

This talk will introduce my favorite new features since Java 8, provide practical examples of how these features can be used, and offer recommended practices and gotchas when using these features.

Key Takeaways:

Introduction of new features in the latest releases of Java

Examples of how the features can be used

Recommendations on good practices when using these features

Gotchas and caveats

Greater command of the programming language