Java 9 and the Eclipse Collection with Nikhil Nanivadekar

Towards the end of November, we are hosting the lead of the Eclipse Collections project Nikhil Nanivadekar as he whistle stops around Europe and beyond. Nikhil, who is also a VP in Goldman Sachs, is a regular sight at the world's top Java conferences.

Nikhil is presenting....

How to Make a Project Java 9-Compatible

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Collections.compare: JDK, Eclipse, Guava, Apache...

Doors Open 18:15 (evening session)

. Nikhil Nanivadekar is a Vice President in Private Wealth Management in the Technology division of Goldman Sachs, and is also the project lead and committer for Eclipse Collections. He graduated in 2012 from University of Utah with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Robotics and Controls.

He has presented at JavaOne, DevoxxUS and Java User Group meetups. He is passionate about robotics has conducted robotics workshops at JCrete4Kids, JavaOne4Kids and Devoxx4Kids.

You can follow him on twitter at @NikhilNanivade

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How to Make a Project Java 9-Compatible

Java 9 brings numerous changes that might break existing applications. This presentation is a case study of making a third-party Java Collections library (Eclipse Collections) Java 9–compatible.

You will get an overview of all the steps taken and the evolution of the final, Java 9–compatible product. These steps are essentially similar to those you might have to take to upgrade your application to use JDK 9.

The session covers available tooling and simple yet practical tips and tricks that will help you in the upgrade process.

Collections.compare: JDK, Eclipse, Guava, Apache...

Collections are a staple in any programming language: the need to collect, sort, or iterate over values is needed by nearly all developers. The Java language introduced the Collections framework long ago. It has plenty to offer, but many find it lacking: the number of collection libraries as active open source projects demonstrates the need for something else.

This session does a holistic comparison of the most-common collections (pun intended!) frameworks, what they have to offer, and what you should consider for your next project. It also shows common programmer use cases; how each library handles them; and the impact on memory, processing power, and ease of use/coding.

Come and let us help you choose the right bag for your tricks!

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