James L. (Jim) Weaver is a Java developer, author, and speaker with a passion for helping Java to be increasingly leveraged in rich-client applications and the Internet of Things (IoT). Books that Jim has authored include Inside Java, Beginning J2EE, and Pro JavaFX 2. As an Oracle Java Technology Ambassador, Jim speaks internationally at software technology conferences about Java, JavaFX, and the IoT. Jim tweets as @JavaFXpert and blogs at http://JavaFXpert.com
With Java 8 released in March 2014, Oracle Java Technology Ambassador James Weaver will discuss many of its new features such as lambda expressions, the stream API, and client-side capabilities with the JavaFX library.
1h - Slides+Speech
Now that JavaFX is included in the JDK, adoption of the JavaFX API in real-world applications has increased dramatically. This session will highlight some of these applications, why JavaFX was a great design choice, as well as specific features of JavaFX that they leverage.