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Oracle Gathers Together Java 8 Launch Materials: 35 In-Depth Sessions to Date

Posted by editor on April 14, 2014 at 3:58 PM PDT

If you missed the Java 8 Launch Live Webcast, or if you'd like to re-review the webcast, or if you'd like to view more in depth presentations about specific areas of Java 8 (including Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, Java ME 8, and the Internet of Things and The Enterprise) -- then, you'll want to visit the Java 8 Launch site that Oracle has put together. The site is an excellent collection of Java 8 reference materials, including the Java 8 Launch Live Webcast.

For example, 12 Java SE 8 sessions are available:

  • Brian Goetz: Java SE 8—Language and Library Features
  • Stephen Colebourne: A New Date and Time API—JSR-310
  • Paul Sandoz: JDK Hacker on Core Libraries
  • Stuart Marks: Introduction to Lambda Expressions
  • Alex Buckley and Michael Ernst: Enhanced Metadata—Annotations and Access to Parameter Names
  • Staffan Friberg: Performance Improvements in JDK 8
  • Jim Weaver: What's New for JavaFX in Java SE 8
  • Simon Ritter: New Features in Java SE 8: A Developer's Guide
  • Geertjan Wielenga: NetBeans IDE 8: Toolbox for Java SE 8
  • Jim Laskey - Nashorn: JavaScript on the JVM
  • Milton Smith: Java 8 Security Highlights
  • Marcus Hirt: Introducing Java Mission Control 5.3.0

In addition, the site features 8 Java SE Embedded 8 sessions; 10 Java ME 8 sessions; and 5 Internet of Things and The Enterprise sessions.

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