Project Coin at JavaOne 2010
By darcy on Sep 20, 2010
This morning and early afternoon Maurizio and I gave our JavaOne talk about Project Coin to a packed room; the slides for the talk are now available. The NetBeans demo of Coin support also went smoothly.
As announced earlier at JavaOne, we'll be following the "plan B" option for JDK 7 so the accepted Coin features that are not currently implemented will be reconsidered for JDK 8. In the meantime, we're interested to have more feedback on the Project Coin features
Improved numeric literals
Strings in switch
Reduced varargs warnings
Multi-catch with more precise rethrow
that are available to test out now in JDK 7 builds.