Java 21 Launch Event

Java 21 is about to be released! Come celebrate with us on the Java YouTube Channel on September 19th from 13:00 to 21:00 UTC. We will be hosting an 8-hour live stream covering the launch of Java 21 as well as some other announcements.

During the event we will cover what's in this release, have interviews with exciting guests like Chief Java Architect Mark Reinhold, Chief Java Language Architect Brian Goetz, and Timefold co-founder Geoffrey De Smet, and we will have community segments featuring the Paris and Karlsruhe JUGs. You'll be led through the live stream by our intrepid hosts Ana-Maria Mihalceanu, Billy Korando, and Nicolai Parlog.


All times are UTC (PDT is UTC-7, EDT is UTC-4, CEST is UTC+2, IST is UTC+5.5, JST is UTC+9):

13:00: Java 21 review and a big reveal 🛝
14:00: Virtual threads with Ron Pressler, Tomas Langer, and more 🧵
15:30: CloudWorld Java panel ☁️
16:30: Pattern matching with Brian Goetz 🤓
17:30: Performance improvements with Geoffrey de Smet ⏱
18:00: JDK release process with Mark Reinhold 👷‍♂️
18:30: Live in Paris and Karlsruhe 🥖🍺
19:30: API improvements with Stuart Marks 👨‍⚕️
21:00: Goodnight! 🛌

Watch (Again)

The live-stream recording is up on YouTube, so go check it out if you missed it or want to rewatch it.