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Track Overview

Current and Future Java and JVM languages

The JVM is one of the most powerful platforms ever created. When it first came out, its simplicity drew developers into it, and as time passed the growing Java ecosystem kept us there. Today more than 25 years later, Java continues to be relevant and vibrant with a fast and predictable release cadence that brings new ideas.  

The JVM still shines when meeting the challenges of software development, deployment, and execution.


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Session + Live Q&A Java

Techniques for Maintainable Quarkus Applications

Wednesday May 19 / 09:10AM EDT

Over time, different people will work on a distributed system to maintain its current behavior and adapt the solution to new use cases; all these team members should work productively. Join this session to find out some techniques to calm those noisy loggers, avoid memory leaks, or have better...

Ana Maria Mihalceanu

Solutions Architect @IBM & Java Champion

Session + Live Q&A Java

Keeping Pace with Java

Wednesday May 19 / 10:10AM EDT

What are the important aspects of the new Java release schedule – especially if you maintain production systems in the long run? How does a pragmatic and sustainable update strategy look like?In this session, we try to answer these questions and try to give some practical advice on how to...

Marc Hoffmann

Managing Director at mtrail

Session + Live Q&A kotlin

Kotlin is *Way* More Than Just Android

Wednesday May 19 / 11:10AM EDT

For many, whenever Kotlin is mentioned, it's assumed that an Android conversation is coming.  Many seem to assume that Kotlin is just an Android language.  But that's simply not true.  Kotlin is an amazing language with a rich ecosystem for writing server side applications...

Justin Lee

Java Champion and Principal Software Engineer @RedHat

PANEL DISCUSSION + Live Q&A Java

Java & JVM Panel

Wednesday May 19 / 12:10PM EDT

The new release cadence of Java brings exciting new features at a more consistent pace, what are the next exciting features? What have been the strongest points of Java? What are we missing?

Simone Bordet

Lead Software Architect at Webtide LLC

Cay Horstmann

University Professor at PFH Private University of Applied Sciences


Speakers from this track

Ana Maria Mihalceanu

Solutions Architect @IBM & Java Champion

Ana is Java Champion, Application Architect, co-founder of Bucharest Software Craftsmanship Community, and a constant adopter of challenging technical scenarios involving Java-based frameworks and multiple cloud providers. She is an active supporter of technical communities’ growth through...

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Marc Hoffmann

Managing Director at mtrail

Java Champion Marc R. Hoffmann was involved in on various FOSS and commercial Java projects since the very beginning in 1996. In his spare time he created the free code coverage tool JaCoCo. This includes keeping up and testing with the latest Java releases.In his day job Marc R. Hoffmann is CTO...

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Justin Lee

Java Champion and Principal Software Engineer @RedHat

Justin Lee is a Java Champion and Kotlin fanatic. He has been programming in Java since 1996 and has worked on virtually every level of the application stack from database drivers all the way to application servers and front end interfaces.  A long time advocate of Java and Kotlin, he has...

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Simone Bordet

Lead Software Architect at Webtide LLC

Simone Bordet is one of the Eclipse Jetty Project Leaders, theCometD project leader and a Java Champion.Simone works as Lead Architect at Webtide, the company that providessupport and services for Jetty and CometD.Active open source developer, he founded and contributed to variousopen source...

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Cay Horstmann

University Professor at PFH Private University of Applied Sciences

Cay grew up in Northern Germany but scholarships lured him to earn an M.S. in computer science from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Michigan. He taught computer science at San Jose State University for almost thirty years and held visiting appointments at...

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Track Date

Wednesday May 19 / 09:00AM EDT

Topics

JavaJVM Languages

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Track Host

Ix-chel Ruiz

DA, Senior Software Developer @jFrog

Ix-chel Ruiz has developed software application & tools since 2000. Her research interests include Java, dynamic languages, client-side technologies and testing. Java Champion, Ground breaker ambassador, hackergarten enthusiast, Open Source advocate, author, public speaker and mentor.

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