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Benefiting from Java 9 Improvements - Venkat Subramanium - CS Open Source Meetup
AGENDA 5:30 - 6:00 PM - Food, Drinks & Networking 6:00 - 6:05 PM - Announcements 6:05 - 8:00 PM - Speaker 8:00 - 8:10 PM - Door Prize Drawings TOPIC ABSTRACT Benefiting from Java 9 Improvements Mention Java 9 and everyone immediately thinks of Modularization. While that's quite important, Java 9 contains many other improvements to the language and the JDK. In this presentation we will dive into the language level improvements and also the changes related to the streams API and functional style of programming. The objective of this presentation is to help developers make better use of Java 9 from the language, the JDK, and functional programming point of view. SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY Venkat Subramaniam Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston. He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects. OUR SPONSORS Website Sponsor: HSC Careers (http://hsccareers.com) Food Sponsor: Polaris Alpha (http://www.polarisalpha.com) Venue Sponsor: Polaris Alpha (http://www.polarisalpha.com) Door Prize Sponsors: Jetbrains (http://www.jetbrains.com) - Software license (Several products to choose from) Book Sponsor: OReilly Publishing (http://www.oreilly.com) - Technical books

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