Alternates to Java Reflection and Unsafe usage

Track: Core Java
Abstract

The session covers Method and Var Handles. With code examples the session highlights the erstwhile reflection API and its newer lightweight replacement in Method Handles. The session also covers the (ab)use of sun.misc.Unsafe and its newer safer complimentary API.

Chandra Guntur

Java geek. Spring Boot and Cloud enthusiast. Organizer, presenter at NYJavaSIG and co-chair of the NYJavaSIG Hands-On-Workshop (HOW). Speaker at Devnexus, QCon, Oracle Code NY, Oracle Code One and several Java User Groups. Love Smalltalk, Groovy and Java.