Project Amber is an OpenJDK project delivering productivity focused language improvements to Java. In this presentation we will be covering key changes delivered by project Amber in recent Java versions, understand the theme and motivations behind these changes, and peek into the future to see where Project Amber is leading the Java language! If you have been wondering about Records, Pattern Matching, and what this means for Java, this presentation is for you!
Billy is a Java Developer Advocate with the Java Platform Group at Oracle. With over a decade of experience in Java, Billy brings a passion for helping developers find ways to reduce tedious work; such as project initiation, deployment, testing and validation, through automation and adopting the latest features and tools in the Java ecosystem. Outside of work Billy enjoys traveling, playing kickball, and cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs. Billy also co-organizes the Kansas City Java users group.