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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.

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Jun 29, 2021

With JEP 403, Java 17 will strongly encapsulate the JDK internals. This is the latest step in a process that began in Java 9 with the modularization of the JDK. In this episode, Alan Bateman joins Chad to discuss the importance of strong encapsulation, the history, how this will affect your applications today, and what...


Jun 14, 2021

In this episode, David discusses with Gavin Bierman a new set of Java language features coming from Project Amber, i.e. Pattern Matching. In addition to `sealed classes` and `pattern matching for instanceof`, they are covering in great detail a new (and great!) JDK 17 preview feature: `pattern matching for switch`.


Apr 12, 2021

In this episode, David (remotely) sat down with Michael McMahon and Daniel Fuchs both from the Java Dublin engineering team to discuss some of the recent JDK network-related updates: from the HTTP/2 Client API (Java 11) and its updates in Java 16 to the new Java 16 Unix Domain Socket Channel API. There's even a small...


Mar 16, 2021

The release of Java 16 was a good reason to invite Mikael Vidstedt, Director of JVM Engineering, again into the show. In this episode, Chad and Mikael discuss some of the new JDK 16 features, the 6 months release cadence but also how some Valhalla initial bits are starting to gradually appear into the platform,...