To Java 20 and Beyond!

Track: Core Java
Java 17 has come and gone, but development on Java continues on! What has changed since Java 11? And what changes are being added in Java 20? Come find out! In this presentation we will look at the key changes that have been added to Java post-8, focusing primarily on Java post-11. The large changes; the Module System and Records, quality of life improvements; var, text blocks, pattern matching, and the many performance and runtime improvements. A lot has changed in the JDK in recent releases, take this opportunity to get caught up!
Billy Korando
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.