The Future of Java

Session description

This session will cover a quick review of where we  are today with Java  SE 7 and will then look at where Java is  going next with some of the proposals for Java SE 8 and ideas of what may lie beyond.

We will also take a look at directions for Java EE 7 and Java FX.

This follows on from 'The Evolution of Java' session.

What topic are you covering

- Java today : Java 7 (quick review and ongoing work).
- Roadmaps. A look at what is coming with Java 8 and beyond.
- Hostspot and JRockit Convergence.
- Java EE 7
- Java FX 2.0

Who should attend your session - any previous experience required?

Anyone with an interest in roadmaps and the future of Java.

No previous experience required.

What will attendees learn by attending your session

Roadmaps for Java SE 8, Java EE and Java FX.

What problem space / challenges are you attempting attempting to solve

General awareness of Java's future and roadmaps.