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JDK 7 in a Nutshell

Joe Darcy (Oracle)
Location: Oregon Ballroom 201/202
Tags: java, jvm, jdk, coin
Average rating: ***..
(3.57, 7 ratings)

Come hear a lively overview of the new features in JDK 7, including the language changes of Project Coin, the filesystem and other I/O features from NIO.2, and the new invokedyamic JVM instruction.

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Joe Darcy


Joe Darcy is a long-time developer in the JDK engineering group who as “Java Floating-Point Czar” has looked after Java numerics, amongst other responsibilities. Joe was involved with the design of Java’s strictfp floating-point semantics, added numerous floating-point math library methods to the platform, helped expand BigDecimal support, and added hexadecimal floating-point literals to the Java language and library. Joe was a participant in and interim editor for the IEEE 754r working group to revise the IEEE 754 floating-point standard.