Friday Hacks #67, March 21

This friday, we have a talk by Lee Chun Munn from Institute of Systems Science about what’s new in Java 8. See you there!

Date/Time: Friday, March 21th at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town Maphttp://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Free pizza is served before the talks.

Talk: What's New in Java SE 8

Talk Description:

The presentation will introduce new features in JavaSE 8. We will discuss features like lambdas (aka closures), defender methods, streams, Nashorn the new JavaScript engine, profiles, etc.

Speaker Profile Lee Chuk Munn is with the Advanced Technology Applications Practice for National University of Singapore, Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS). His current responsibilities includes developing courseware, and teaching graduate and public courses in enterprise software engineering, software architecture, web technologies and enterprise Java. Prior to joining ISS, Chuk works for Oracle and Sun Microsystems where his main responsibilities includes helping customers and partners across all industries in the APAC region, to develop, size and tune applications deployed to Java EE Application Servers. His interest includes peer-to-peer networks, application frameworks, Java Virtual Machine and dynamic languages. He keeps himself busy by contributing to various open source projects.

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