Java 8 Day

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The new release of Java 8 will be available in March 2014. To celebrate, the Eclipse Foundation and Oracle are hosting a Java 8 Day at EclipseCon 2014. This will be a great opportunity for Java developers to learn about the new Java 8 features and share in the excitement of the Java 8 launch.


The Java 8 Day will feature experts from Oracle and the Eclipse community, including

  • George Saab, VP of Oracle Java Platform Group will kick-off the day with an introduction to Java 8,
  • Alex Buckley, Oracle spec lead for the Java language will provide the details on Java 8 lambda support, and
  • Stephan Hermann, Eclipse JDT committer who will discuss how Eclipse JDT will support Java 8 type annotations
  • plus other technical talks.

Java 8 Day will take place Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. It costs only $200 to register for this event. EclipseCon attendees with an All-Access Pass may attend the talks included in the Java 8 Launch Day.

Register now and join us for a day filled with Java 8 talks ....

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Java 8 Day Agenda

Time Talk Speakers
9:00 10:00 Keynote
10:00 10:30 Morning Break
10:30 11:05 New Features in Java SE 8 Georges Saab
Stuart Marks
11:15 11:50 The Road to Lambda Alex Buckley
11:50 1:30 Lunch
13:30 14:05 JDT embraces type annotations Stephan Herrmann [GK Software AG]
14:15 14:50 What's new in JavaFX8 Thomas Schindl
15:00 15:35 API Design in Java 8 John Arthorne [IBM Canada]
15:35 16:15 Afternoon Break
16:15 16:50 Java SE 8 Compact Profiles for Embedded Development Hinkmond Wong
17:00 18:00 Java ME 8: Bringing Java to the Internet of Things Robert Clark