Virtual Hackday: Become an early Java 9 expert

Virtual Hackday: Become an early Java 9 expert

Don’t miss this awesome event on April 22nd, 2017 from 10:00 – 16:00.

This is a joint hackday broadcast between the Virtual JUG and the London Java Community, live from London. You may join them in London, or online with the Virtual JUG, or participate via your JUG. To participate online, take a look at http://virtualjug.com/#live

This is an all day hands on hack session covering the new modules system in Java 9, the JLink tool which allows you to create Java images with your application, and also how to migrate to the new Java 9 modular system with an older app. A laptop is required. Bring your project and run it on Java 9 EA with fellow JUG members! Download the latest EA build of JDK 9 to follow along: https://jdk9.java.net/download/.

For more info visit the meetup page.

 

Speakers

Heather VanCura is the Chair of the Java Community Process (JCP) Program at Oracle, international speaker, leader of Global Adopt-a-JSR program in conjunction with Java User Group leaders, organizer of developer hack days (aka Hackergartens) around the world and Spec Lead of JSR 364, Broadening JCP Membership, through the Java Community Process (JCP) Program. Heather is passionate about growing Java technology and community building dynamics. She enjoys trying new sports and fitness activities in her free time and helping to grow diversity in the technology space.

Mani Sarkar is a passionate developer mainly in the Java/JVM space, currently living and working in the UK. A member of the London Java Community (LJC), JCP Member, OpenJDK contributor (has been heavily involved with this project in the past), involved in number of developer communities, and F/OSS projects. He sees himself working in the areas of core Java, JVM, JDK, Hotspot, Nashorn and Performance Tuning. Advocate of a number of agile and software craftsmanship practices and a regular at many talks, conferences and hands-on-workshops. Expresses his thoughts often via blog posts, tweets and other forms of social media. He can be found on twitter at @theNeomatrix369.

Simon Maple is the Director of Developer Relations at ZeroTurnaround, a Java Champion since 2014, JavaOne Rockstar speaker in 2014, Duke's Choice award winner, Virtual JUG founder and organiser, London Java Community co-leader and RebelLabs author. He is an experienced speaker, having presented at JavaOne, JavaZone, Jfokus, DevoxxUK, DevoxxFR, JavaZone, JMaghreb and many more including many JUG tours. His passion is around user groups and communities. When not traveling, Simon enjoys spending quality time with his family, cooking and eating great food.

Hendrik Ebbers is Java developer at Canoo Engineering AG and lives in Dortmund, Germany. He is the founder and leader of the Java User Group Dortmund and gives talks and presentations in User Groups and Conferences. He's blogging about UI related topics at www.guigarage.com (or on Twitter @hendrikEbbers) and his JavaFX book "Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls" was released 2014 by Oracle press. Hendrik is JavaOne Rockstar, JSR expert group member and Java Champion.

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