Java 11 -> 17 - Exciting New Features
Conference (BEGINNER level)
Main Room

Java 17 has landed, it's the new "LTS" release, and with respect to Java 11 ships spectacular new features and improvements.

As Java 17 will be the minimum requisite for Spring 6, Jetty 12 and probably many other popular Java libraries, this session will:

  • Look at the major new features introduced since Java 11
  • Talk about the most important improvements
  • Discuss how to upgrade your code to Java 17
  • Save from ossification many Java developers
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/1/2/3, WebSocket) and in high performance JVM tuning, with a passion for garbage collectors.