The Forces Driving Java

Session description

There have been many changes in the last 50 years in the world of software, with more to come.

This session will cover how some of these changes have shaped Java to what it is today and a look at how it needs to change going forwards.

I will cover a brief update and roadmaps for Java 8 and 9.

What topic are you covering

Factors driving Java. Roadmaps.

Who should attend your session - any previous experience required?

Anyone with an interest in why Java looks the way it does and how it is changing going forwards. 

No previous experience required

What will attendees learn by attending your session

An insight into some of the challenges facing Java going forwards. Roadmap information for Java 8 and 9.

What problem space / challenges are you attempting attempting to solve

Hardware trends, language evolution, modularity, deployment, performance, jvm etc.