To Java 18 and Beyond! by Billy Korando
Java 17 has come and gone, but development on Java continues on! What has changed since Java 11? And what changes are being added in Java 18 and Beyond? Come find out!
In this presentation we will look at some of the key changes that have been added to Java post-8. The large changes; the Module System and Records, quality of life improvements; var, text blocks, pattern matching, and the many performance and runtime improvements. We will finish the presentation with a brief look ahead to some of the changes that will be coming to Java in the near future and why Java’s future is bright.
Bio: Billy is a Java Developer Advocate with the Java Platform Group at Oracle. With over a decade of experience in Java, Billy brings a passion for helping developers find ways to reduce tedious work; such as project initiation, deployment, testing and validation, through automation and adopting the latest features and tools in the Java ecosystem. Outside of work Billy enjoys traveling, playing kickball, and cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs. Billy also co-organizes the Kansas City Java users group.