Novel but practical uses of Java

Day 3 /  / Track 1  /  EN

In open source OpenHFT libraries we have a number of unusual uses of Java, in this talk Peter outlines by example with code what these unusual patterns are and why his team uses them.


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Speakers

Peter Lawrey
Chronicle Software Ltd

Most answers on Stackoverflow for Java and the JVM. Architect of the OpenHFT libraries downloaded 20M times. Java Champion.

Invited Experts

Sergey Melnikov
Sergey Melnikov
Raiffeisenbank

Sergey works on a high-frequency trading application at Raiffeisenbank since 2016. Basically, he's into speeding up the existing and writing the new low-latency Java code. Before that he worked at Intel as an engineer for the compilers' performance for C / C ++ / FORTRAN languages.

Sebastian Daschner
IBM

Sebastian Daschner is a Lead Java Developer Advocate at IBM, author, and trainer and is enthusiastic about programming and Java (EE). He is the author of the book "Architecting Modern Java EE Applications". Sebastian is participating in open source standardization processes such as the JCP or the Eclipse Foundation, helping forming the future standards of Enterprise Java, and collaborating on various open source projects. For his contributions in the Java community and ecosystem, he was recognized as a Java Champion, Oracle Developer Champion and JavaOne Rockstar.

Besides Java, Sebastian is also a heavy user of cloud native technologies and anything related to enterprise software. He evangelizes computer science practices on his blog, his newsletter, and on Twitter via @DaschnerS. Sebastian kickstarted the JOnsen and jSpirit unconferences that connect Java developers throughout the globe. When not working with technology, he also loves coffee and to travel the world.