, 2021

2021 Breakout Sessions

A Tour of the Modern Java Platform


Track: Architecture

The Java Platform has seen a tremendous amount of evolution and improvements over the past five years in many different areas, including: language features in Java, Kotlin, and Scala; Functional Programming; dev environments; test workflows; Reactive; Stream processing; distributed data; containerization; serverless; and AoT compilation. This talk will give you a tour of the most important improvements, why they matter, and how to take advantage of them.

Bruce Eckel

Mindview LLC

James Ward

Developer Relations Engineer
Google Cloud