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Java 7 New Features Overview


The Java SE 7 release is the result of nearly five years of industry-wide development involving open review, weekly builds and extensive collaboration between Oracle engineers and members of the worldwide Java community via the OpenJDK project. Over the past year the OpenJDK community has continued to grow, including the addition of major vendors such as IBM and Apple. In June Oracle announced that the Java SE 7 Reference Implementation will be based entirely on the OpenJDK open source code.

The Java SE 7 release includes new features such as small language changes for improved developer productivity, a new Filesystem API, support for asynchronous I/O, a new fork/join framework for multicore performance, improved support for dynamic and script languages, updates to security, internationalization and web standards and much more.

In this session, we'll provide an overview of the these new features and highlight the major improvements.


3 Summit Park Drive
Lower Level Auditorium
Independence, OH

Meeting starts at 5:30PM (networking, food, drink), with the discussion beginning at 6:00PM.

Hope to see you there!

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  • Johns T J.

    Scott, Can you please post the link? Thanks.

    May 15, 2012

  • Aki I.

    Very informative. Glad to see the Java platform will continue to move forward, and at a faster clip than in the past. Thank you, Scott :)

    September 16, 2011

  • scott g.

    great talk and discussion. There's some pretty nifty features/enhancements with j7

    September 16, 2011

  • Scott S.

    Presentation posted.

    September 15, 2011

  • jeff r.

    Good overview wth sound understanding on the part of Scott (the presenter).

    September 15, 2011

  • Scott S.

    Yes, I'll post it to the Meetup site.

    September 14, 2011

  • Sean S.

    Will it be possible to get a copy pf the presentation? I am out of town this week and can't make the meeting and would love to see what's new in 7.

    September 13, 2011

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