BT

New Early adopter or innovator? InfoQ has been working on some new features for you. Learn more

You are now in FULL VIEW
CLOSE FULL VIEW

Java at 20 and Where We Are Going
Recorded at:

| by Steve Elliott on Dec 24, 2015 |
46:45

Summary
This talk looks at where Java has come from over the last two decades and where it is going. It provides a high level overview of the Java release cycle, the different versions and updates and look at the future challenges and how Java will evolve going forwards, including some of the things that may be in Java 9 such as Jigsaw, the sun.* changes, the G1 garbage collector, and VarHandles.

Sponsored Content

Bio

Steve Elliott has been with Oracle for over 21 years with a focus on Java and middleware technology. He has been involved with Java since before it went public in 1995 and was responsible for much of the original introduction of Java in the UK, presenting at many conferences in the UK and Europe. Steve is now Java technology lead in the Oracle Cloud Platform / Fusion middleware team at Oracle UK.

The Docklands.JLC is a community for Java developers and those with an interest in the JVM to get together monthly in the Docklands. The Docklands.LJC is proud to be part of the London Java Community.

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.


Recover your password...

Follow

Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.

Like

More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.

Notifications

Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and dont miss out on content that matters to you

BT