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LJC Event: Speakers from the London Java Community

*Please note this is an LJC event. Skills Matter are hosting this event and are handling the attendance - it is essential that you confirm your place at this link:

Speakers from the London Java Community

Two talks from members of the London Java Community.

Madhusudhan Konda will present - "What's new in Java 8?"

Joshua Wöhle will present - “Starting with nothing,  starting with little,  starting with something”

What's new in Java 8?

Presented by Madhusudhan Konda (30 mins approx)

Java8 is all about break through enhancements. There are lambdas, functional interfaces, streams and others that would make a developer’s life easy! The session will cover the Java8 features in details.

The session will be covering Java 8 new features as a powerpoint presentation, with example code.

Suitable for anyone who has been involved in Java space and wishing to learn more about the lambdas and functional interfaces. Java is a pre-requisite.

Starting with nothing,  starting with little,  starting with something

Presented by Joshua Wöhle (30 mins approx with questions)

If you want to start a business but don’t know where to begin, or/ For those who want an insight in how (quickly) a tech stack evolves in a start-up. 
Powerpoint presentation along with previous examples 
Suitable for: Developers and entrepreneurs. Also suitable for undergraduates.


Joshua has started 5 companies, 4 of them failed, 5th work in progress. Grew up in the Netherlands and Switzerland and has spent the past 3 years in the UK.

Madu is based in London, and has been working in the Java space for over 13 years. Madhu is author of Just {title} books (Just Spring, Just Spring Integration, Just Spring Data Access). Watch out for Madhu's next upcoming book Just Hibernate in a couple of weeks. Madhu enjoys writing and giving talks in and round London. Expecting Just Java8 in Q1’14.


18:15 Doors open 
18:30: Main presentations 
19:30/20:00: Networking and informal discussion at: The Old Ivy House Pub, 166 Goswell Road EC1V 7DT 

Please Note: 

Nearest tube: Barbican 
Nearest Coffee Shop: Sun Coffee Shop, 55-63 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7EN for if you arrive early 
After event networking venue: The Old Ivy House Pub, 166 Goswell Road EC1V 7DT  

Event organised by the awesome folk at RecWorks - check out the blog here:

*Please note this is an LJC event. Skills Matter are hosting this event and are handling the attendance - it is essential that you confirm your place at this link:

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