Amber - not just a rare fossil

Track: Core Java

Project Amber was created to add productivity enhancements and features to the Java language. Several features have already been delivered via this project. This talk focuses on features both delivered and planned.

This talk will focus on what as delivered via Project Amber, and some features that are on hold that can add exciting new productivity features to the Java language.

Code examples of each will be included in the presentation that is conducted via an IDE.

Chandra Guntur

Chandra Guntur is a Distinguished Engineer in Java Platform Engineering at BNY Mellon. Chandra is a technologist in the financial services industry since 2003 and is programming with Java since 1998. He is one of the representatives for BNY Mellon in the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee. He is a Java Champion and a Java User Group (JUG) Leader, and helps run one of the largest Java user groups, NYJavaSIG (New York Java Special Interest Group). Chandra is also responsible for running the NYJavaSIG Hands-On-Workshops (HOW), conducting code workshops and Code Katas on core Java features. He is a frequent speaker at Java meetups, user groups, and tech. conferences including Oracle CodeOne, Oracle Code NY, QCon New York, Devnexus, DawsCon and GIDS India.