Brian Goetz describes the future directions for the Java language, especially changes introduced in Java 8, and details the approach taken for key language evolution choices.
Brian Goetz is the Java Language Architect at Oracle, and is the specification lead for JSR-335 (Lambda Expressions for the Java Language). He is the author of the best-selling book "Java Concurrency in Practice" and is a frequent presenter at major industry conferences.
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