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Mar 22, 2022

In this special episode Chad talks with Naoto Sato on JEP 400, UTF-8 by Default, and Michel Trudeau on JEP 413, Code Snippets in Java API Documentation.

To round things out, we also pulled in highlights from podcast episodes 21 and 22 to provide an overview of JEP 408, Simple Web Server, and JEP 421, Deprecate...


Mar 4, 2022

David remotely sat down with Julia Boes, Senior Member of Technical Staff in Dublin, to discuss the Simple Web Server (SWS). The SWS, introduced in JDK 18, is a minimal web server that serves static files. It comes with a command-line tool and an API. In this episode, Julia explains why another web server might be...


Jan 12, 2022

In this episode, David remotely sat down with Brent Christian to discuss Finalization and the effort to gradually deprecate this now outdated, brittle, and complex mechanism from the platform. After covering some of the finalization weaknesses, Brent discusses the alternatives to properly deal with resources, i.e. try...


Sep 27, 2021

To celebrate the Java 17 release, we have not one but two podcast episodes! In this second part, Chad discusses the evolution of the Java language with Brian Goetz, the Java Language Architect. Chad then concludes this special Java 17 episode with Stuart Marks, aka Dr. Deprecator, on the importance of deprecation!


Sep 14, 2021

To celebrate the launch of Java 17 we have not one but two podcast episodes! In this first part, Chad discusses some exiting license changes with Donald Smith, i.e. the Free Java License. Chad then continues the discussion on Project Panama and the Vector API with Paul Sandoz.

Make sure to also listen to the upcoming...