Dear friends, We just had another Morning@Lohika last Saturday and listened to interesting speeches of great speakers. 1st part: “New features of Java 8” (2 x 45 mins) Java is “dead”?! There will be no public updates to Java 7 after April, 2015. This part was for those who wanted to know more about Java 8 and it’s new cool features! You had a chance to see how easy and cool is to use new features of the Java programming language: lambdas, streams, method references, data&time API, etc. There was a lot of code examples showing difference between boring old and shiny new programing styles on Java. 2st part: “Adopt a JSR” (15 mins) In January 2015 JUG UA has started to adopt JSR 367 (Java API for JSON-Binding, JSON-B). Oleg explained involvement of JUG UA to JSOB-B spec, components of yearly draft (runtime API, default mapping etc) and advice how to be involved in JSON-B spec work if interested, i.e. how to start and what to do. This talk was mostly intended to encourage JUG members, individuals and other organizations around Ukraine to get involved in Java Specification Requests (JSRs). About a speaker: Oleg Tsal-Tsalko – passionate developer from Kyiv. Lead software engineer at EPAM Systems. Active member of JUG UA community. Speaker at diff conferences including JavaDay Kiev 2013 and JavaDay Kiev 2014.
3rd part: “Java Concurrency Applied” (2 x 45 mins) Every Java developer knows that concurrency is evil and it is very hard to write correct concurrent code, frequently it breaks all expectations. But what tasks do arise in real commercial Java project except traditional running peace of code async? In this talk Mikalai presented some tasks they solved in their projects and solutions they came to. It was a practical journey to expand your horizons in applied Java concurrency. This session was an extended and more detailed walk through Mikalai’s talk presented at JEEConf 2015.
About a speaker: Mikalai Alimenkou – old friend of our community, Java Tech Lead and experienced coach at XP Injection. Expert in Java development, scalable architecture, Agile engineering practices and project management. Having more than 10 years of development experience, specializes on complex distributed scalable systems. Active participant and speaker of many international conferences. Founder and coach in training center XP Injection. Organizer and founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf, XP Days Ukraine and IT Brunch conferences. Founder of active “Anonymous developers club” (uadevclub). As usually, we want to know your opinion about the event? so you can leave your feedback here. (http://goo.gl/forms/NoVvQwPGjD) For video, please, follow our Youtube channel.
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