Java 17: New and Exciting!

Java 17 was released in September 2021. In this session we will look at the new and exciting features introduced in Java 17, with a brief look at what’s planned for the future.

We will discuss the move of important projects such as Spring 6 & Spring Boot 3 to Java 17, why you should upgrade and how you can do it.


Simone Bordet
Simone Bordet

Simone is one of the Eclipse Jetty Project Leaders, the CometD project leader and a Java Champion. Simone works as Lead Architect at Webtide, the company that provides support and services for Jetty and CometD. Active open source developer, he founded and contributed to various open source projects such as Jetty, CometD, MX4J, Foxtrot, LiveTribe, and others.
Simone has been technical speaker at various national and international conferences such as Devoxx, JavaOne, CodeMotion, etc., and is a co-lead of the Java User Group of Torino, Italy.
Simone specializes in server-side multi-thread development, JEE application development, in Comet technologies applied to web development, web network protocols (HTTP, WebSocket, SPDY, HTTP/2) and in high performance JVM tuning, with a passion for garbage collectors.