Speaker Spotlight: Trisha Gee presents Java 8 in Anger


Spotlight on Trisha Gee

Language: Java
When: Saturday, October 1st - 12:30 - 13:30

Java 8 in Anger

Many of us developers are still getting to grips with thinking in more functional terms. With the introduction of lambdas and streams in Java 8, functional thinking becomes more important, even in a language like Java. This presentation moves beyond slide-sized examples of recently-added Java 8 features, and to shows how leverage things like lambda expressions and the streams API to to build a fully working end-to-end application, using minimal external dependencies and the latest version of Java. In this session, Trisha will build an application that consumes a feed of high velocity data, makes sense of it and presents results in a real-time JavaFX dashboard. Trisha shows how to design this application so that it’s split into small services (possibly micro-sized). Along the way, we’ll: create pipelines of aggregate operations, encounter lambda expressions and method references, discover new ways of working with collections, and bump into the new date and time API.

About Trisha:

Trisha is a developer, technical advocate, and educator based in Spain and working remotely for JetBrains. She loves the combination of solving technical problems and working out the best way to teach other developers techniques that will make their lives easier. She is a leader of the Sevilla MongoDB and Java User Groups, and a key member of the London Java Community. In 2014, she bacame a Java Champion, and in 2015 a MongoDB Master.

Check out Trisha’s free e-book: What to Look for in a Code Review. Trisha was also recently recognized by TechBeacon as a Java expert you should be following on Twitter.

About Lambda World:

Lambda World takes place September 30th - October 1st, in Cadiz, Spain and is hosted by 47 Degrees in conjunction with the Scala and Java communities of Spain. The event is located at the Palacio de Congresos, an old tobacco factory near the beach. You can find more details at Lambda.world.



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