Gateway Software Symposium
March 6 - 8, 2009 - St. Louis, MO
Java 7 Preview
Possible library and language changes for Java 7 have been in discussion since early 2007 and many things have been proposed. This talk will focus on those items that are most likely to be included and some of the more controversial language changes that might be included in a future release. For a comprehensive list of almost everything being considered, see http://tech.puredanger.com/java7.
Some examples of topics that will be discussed include: * Java Module System * NIO 2 (new NEW IO) * Swing Application Framework, Bean Binding, and Bean Validation * Date and Time API * Fork/Join framework * JMX 2.0
About Alex Miller
Alex Miller is a Sr. Engineer with Terracotta Inc, the makers of the open-source Java clustering product Terracotta. Prior to Terracotta, Alex worked at BEA Systems on the AquaLogic product line and was Chief Architect at MetaMatrix. His interests include Java, concurrency, distributed systems, query languages, and software design. Alex enjoys writing his blog at http://tech.puredanger.com and has spoken at a number of Java user group meetings and conferences.
In St. Louis, Alex is responsible for founding the Lambda Lounge, a user group for the study of functional and dynamic languages.More About Alex »