Nicolai Parlog | Devoxx

Devoxx Belgium 2018
from Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November 2018.

Nicolai is a thirty year old boy, as the narrator would put it (if he squints), who has found his passion in software development. He constantly reads, thinks, and writes about it, and codes for a living as well as for fun.

Nicolai is a freelancing developer, author, and trainer. He wrote The Java Module System with Manning (https://tiny.cc/jms), blogs about software development on codefx.org, has a YouTube channel (https://youtube.com/c/codefx), and is a long-tail contributor to several open source projects. You can hire him for all kinds of things (https://tiny.cc/nipafx).

See also http://codefx.org

To JAR Hell And Back - A Live Migration to Java 11

Conference

I'm sure you've heard about compatibility issues with upgrading to Java 9 and beyond, but did you try it yourself yet? This live coding session starts with a typical Java 8 application and runs up against and eventually overcomes the common hurdles:

  • build system configuration
  • dependency analysis with jdeps
  • dependencies on internal APIs and Java EE modules
  • split packages

To get the most out of this talk, you should have a good understanding of the module system basics - afterwards you will know how to approach your application's migration to Java 9 and the module system.

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