Java SE 8 is one of the most significant releases of the Java platform in years. It has been very well received and adopted already.
In this session we will cover the big ticket features of Java SE 8 including lambdas, streams, the date/time API, completable futures and much more. We will also briefly cover what's coming in Java SE 9.
Speaker: Reza Rahman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/javareza)
Reza is a long time consultant now working at CapTech. He has been an official Java technologist at Oracle. He is the author of the popular book EJB 3 in Action. Reza has long been a frequent speaker at Java User Groups and conferences worldwide including JavaOne and Devoxx. He has been the lead for the Java EE track at JavaOne as well as a JavaOne Rock Star Speaker award recipient. Reza is an avid contributor to industry journals like JavaLobby/DZone and TheServerSide. He has been a member of the Java EE, EJB and JMS expert groups over the years. He implemented the EJB container for the Resin open source Java EE application server.
Reza is part of the leadership of the Philly JUG.
Slides on SlideShare (http://www.slideshare.net/reza_rahman/javasenext-java-se-8-java-se-9-and-beyond)
Food Sponsor: CapTech Consulting (http://www.captechconsulting.com/)
CapTech is an award-winning full-service national IT consulting firm that focuses on client best interests, trust, servant leadership, culture, professionalism and technical excellence.
CapTech clients include some of world's most successful companies. CapTech has a steadily growing presence in Philadelphia.
Venue: 50onRed (http://50onred.com/)
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