Mark Thomas discusses the new features available now or soon in Tomcat 9 and how they can best be utilized in applications.
Adrian Cockroft keynotes on the lessons learned so far on cloud computing and applying them to simplify future projects.
The authors keynote on Spring Framework 5, the roadmap to 5.1 and designing reactive applications with Spring.
A keynote on: CloudFoundry Foundation, stories from Accenture, Bloomberg, Comcast, Manulife and McKesson using Pivotal technologies, and Cloud Foundry running on Azure and GCP.
A keynote on the "circle of code" which represents the journey from idea to implementation to deployment and back to more ideas, and a demo of the latest features in Spring Boot 1.4.
Chris Seaton introduces Graal, Oracle Labs' new JIT compiler written in Java, enabling new research into optimizations, and Truffle, a framework for implementing languages that uses Graal.
Rob Valk introduces the JSON-API 1.0 spec, taking a look at JVM ecosystem support for the standard with the katharsis.io library and its integration with the Mule runtime.
Brian Goetz looks at some of the challenges and lessons of steering Java through major evolutionary changes, and a sneak peek at where the Java platform is headed.
Brian Goetz explores tools and techniques involved in parallelism, and how to analyze a computation for potential parallelism, with specific attention to the parallel stream library in Java 8.
J. Langley shows how to create and debug a code generation project with Xtend, walking through the steps from beginning to end with only an EMF data structure as a starting point.
Erik Costlow discusses what to consider when upgrading to Java 9, where to find early access releases and how to analyze library dependencies for unintentional reliance internal APIs.
Marc Khouzam presents best practices for debugging using dynamic printf, reverse debugging, the GDB console, the standalone debugger, a Docker container and connecting CDT to a running GDB session.