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Foojay Podcast #5: OpenJDK Discussion Panel

September 20, 2022

It's September 20th, OpenJDK 19 has been released. In this podcast, we discuss the new features and the changes that this release brings.


Podcast host

Erik Costlow (Azul)



0'00 Short intro and music
0'15 Introduction about the shift of Java releases to a 6-month release cycle and version 19
0'55 Introduction Speakers and Host
3'30 Review of articles published on Foojay regarding the new JDK 19 features
4'00 What is project Loom and virtual threads?
4'55 What can we expect in OpenJDK 19?
6'10 Project Amber, pattern matching, switch cases
7'10 Massive throughput with virtual threads
8'45 About preview and incubator features
12'50 Platform versus virtual threads
17'05 Java is becoming much stronger, reducing the need for extra frameworks
18'15 Java versus other languages
21'40 How trading companies can profit from virtual threads
22'50 Project Panama, shared memory use
28'05 About jextract
29'35 About Java versions, LTS, and how they are used
33'35 Record patterns
35'40 Maintainability and developer productivity
37'40 The importance of keeping up with other languages to keep Java "cool" for developers
43'30 About Java modules
45'45 Outro


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