Eclipse JDT & Java 9 - The Story so far.

Java 9 introduces a major enhancement for modularity that helps define modules - The modular structure brings out a new paradigm shift in the way the programmer would program. From the perspective of JDT and its friends, this change means a relook at the existing concepts - starting from Java Model, through other core pillars of JDT. With the inputs from the EclipseConNA 2016, the JDT core is undergoing a change to incorporate these change both conceptually and at the core implementation level. In this talk, we will provide a brief introduction to the Java 9,  especially to those parts which affect JDT, we would also "redefine" some of the concepts in the Java Model, and then we will talk about the challenges faced and the solutions provided in JDT as a whole for Java 9.

 
 

Outline/structure of the Session

- Introduction to Java 9 concepts with emphasis on those parts affecting JDT.

- Concept Changes - Project Vs Module

- How each of JDT submodules change to incorporate Java 9 changes -

- Challenges faced.

- Java 9 Migration Path

- Demo.

Learning Outcome

- Java 9 Modularity concepts.

- Project Vs Module concepts

- Java 9 Migration path

 

Target Audience

Current and future users of Java 9 using Eclipse.

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