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Title:
IBM Java 8: What's coming next?
Stream:
Java (3)
Speakers:
Ian Partridge
Abstract:
Java 8 will be released later this year, and will include many new features. In this presentation Ian Partridge from the IBM Java Support Team discusses the upcoming release.
Topics include the new language support for lambda expressions, annotations on Java types, a new Date and Time API and more. IBM-specific changes include enhanced serviceability, support for multi-tenancy and Packed Objects.
Join this presentation to learn about the future of Java, plus details of how you can join the beta programme that IBM is running.
Bio:

Ian Partridge:

Ian joined IBM in 2003 as a member of the JVM development team. He initially worked in the garbage collection development team, before taking roles in the shared classes and RAS components. In 2009 he moved to the Java service organisation to pass on his knowledge of JVM debugging and troubleshooting to customers. Away from IBM he helps run Southampton's symphony orchestra and philharmonic choir.

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