Brian Goetz is the Java Language Architect at Oracle, and was the specification lead for JSR-335 (Lambda Expressions for the Java Programming Language.) He is the author of the best-selling Java Concurrency in Practice, as well as over 75 articles on Java development, and has been fascinated by programming since Jimmy Carter was President.
Bring your favorite questions about Java SE and the Java Development Kit -- past, present, or future -- to this open Q&A session with key architects from Oracle's Java team.
The accelerated release cadence for the Java platform offers us many more opportunities for delivering new features -- and we plan to do just that. Join Java Language Architect Brian Goetz on a whirlwind tour of the language features under development in Project Amber.
The Java SE Platform and the JDK are moving to a rapid, six-month release cadence, with the next release in March 2018. We’ll review the motivations for this change, discuss some of its consequences, and take a look ahead at the pipeline of features currently in development.