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#talks

One of the best ways to share my passion about Java is giving a talk - be it at a local meetup, an international conference, anywhere in between, and (nowadays) remotely. Here's a list of my talks.

Talks

First things first, here's the list of my talks - if any of them are interesting for your event, let me know. More are always in the making and some of them are pretty malleable, so feel free to ask for details and customizations that match your preference.

Why Don't They Just... ?! The Deliberations Behind Evolving Java#talk#streams #optional #records #collections
There are many nifty features that Java could have but doesn't. Somewhat surprisingly, there are reasons for that and in this talk I'll discuss those for a few concrete cases as well as the deliberations behind such decisions.
To Jupiter And Beyond - On An Exploratory Mission With JUnit Pioneer#talk#junit‑pioneer #junit‑5 #community #documentation #tools
JUnit Pioneer gathers JUnit 5 extensions. This talk discusses the technical aspects, but also the mission, dev practices, automatic releases, and what Twitch has to do with all of this.
Java After Eleven#talk#java‑11 #java‑12 #java‑13 #java‑14 #java‑15 #java‑16
A live-coding talk during which I update a Java 11 code base to Java 16, making good use of new language features, additional and improved APIs, and JVM capabilities
Best Practices Considered Harmful#talk#techniques
A lightning talk about how best practices promote a one-size-fits all mentality that harms our ability to create solutions that are tailored to the problems at hand
Fun With var#talk#anonymous‑classes #default‑methods #generics #lambda #java‑10 #var
A live-coding talk where I show off all you need to know about var in Java. And then some.
Java Next#talk#java‑next #project‑amber #project‑loom #project‑valhalla
In this talk we reflect over recent developments and peek into Java's future: the six-month release cycle, the new license and support landscape as well as recent and upcoming features
To JAR Hell And Back#talk#java‑9 #java‑11 #j_ms #migration
A live-coding talk where we take a typical Java 8 code base and update it to Java 9 and beyond, overcoming some common and some less common hurdles like dependencies on internal APIs and split packages
Java 17 Is Coming!#talk#java‑9 #java‑10 #java‑11 #java‑12 #java‑13 #java‑14 #java‑15 #java‑16 #java‑17
In this talk, I introduce the Java language features, new/updated APIs, and new JVM capabilities that recent Java releases brought to the ecosystem
Expert Java 8#talk#java‑8 #lambda #streams #optional #default‑methods
With this talk, I help you get the most out of lambdas, Streams, Optionals, and default methods, helping you master Java 8's core features
Comment Your &*☠# Code!#talk#agile #clean‑comments #documentation
A heartfelt rant / thoughtful talk arguing for more comments in code
JUnit 5#talk#junit‑5 #testing
In this talk, I introduce JUnit 5 from basic tests to more advanced features like nesting, parameterization, parallelization, and extensions. We also discuss its architecture and compatibility with JUnit 4.
The Java Module System Beyond The Basics#talk#j_ms #migration
In this talk, I go beyond the module system basics and present more advanced features for those who want to become their team's module system expert

Past & Upcoming

In case you're interested in a talk I gave at a past event, for example to check the slides or watch a video, you can select the respective talk above. Alternatively, check this list of all past talks to find a presentation by date or event.

Looking into the future, these are the next two planned presentations - for more check the full schedule:

Tue15th10:35 UTC

Why Don't They Just...?! The Deliberations Behind Evolving Java

There are many nifty features that Java could have but doesn't. Somewhat surprisingly, there are reasons for that and in this talk I'll discuss those for a few concrete cases as well as the deliberations behind such decisions.

at Voxxed Days Zürich
Wed16th16:30 UTC

Why Don't They Just...?! The Deliberations Behind Evolving Java

There are many nifty features that Java could have but doesn't. Somewhat surprisingly, there are reasons for that and in this talk I'll discuss those for a few concrete cases as well as the deliberations behind such decisions.

at JUG Frankfurt

Events

From small meetups at local communities all the way to large conferences, I love speaking about Java (or the few other topics I have something to say about). If you're organizing one of these events, please hit me up. In most cases, you don't need to worry about travel expenses - Big O will cover that.