JavaOne 2016 Highlights (Weekend)

Access to the most influential Java minds

JavaOne 2016 has officially started!

This weekend was filled with fun, new innovations from the Java community, Java technology for kids, the future roadmap of NetBeans and the Java Keynote.

Follow these social media channels for up to date JavaOne 2016 news, live technical sessions / training, keynotes, NightHacking interviews and new Java technology featured at the Java Hub.


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New: GoJava Site Launch
Introducing GoJava, the digital hub dedicated to helping you learn Java skills, create and contribute, develop software and lead your organization.

Java Champions Summit and BBQ
Passionate Java Champions, technology and community leaders at Java Champion Summit and BBQ.


JavaOne4Kids is an inspiring program for the next generation of Java developers. The event promoted technology to all kids who have a curiosity for programming, robotics and engineering. JavaOne4Kids collaborates with Oracle Academy to provide this special opportunity to underrepresented youth who share a passion for technology.


NetBeans Community Day
The highlights from the NetBeans Community Day include the evolution of the NetBeans ecosystem, James Gosling’s support for the Apache partnership and the latest release candidate of NetBeans IDE 8.2.

Java Keynote
The Java Keynote was jam packed with Java news, technology advances and rocket science. Highlights include:

  • Intel’s proposal for Project Panama vector APIs and improved performance with Java 9
  • Intel introduces its new Languages Performance portal
  • Launch of the new OpenJDK portal
  • CERN’s excitement for Project Jigsaw
  • Twitter’s improved performance and scalability with the JVM and Java
  • Dr. Anita Sengupta’s voyage to Mars using the Exploration Rover
  • Coming soon: Oracle JDK and Docker
  • How Mazda uses Java in its assembly line
  • Mark Reinhold discusses what’s new with Project Jigsaw and shares a live demo of JShell
  • Java EE ecosystem - cloud and other technologies
  • Java EE 8 and Java EE 9 roadmap



If you missed the Java Keynote, click here to watch the replay.



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