jokerconf Joker 2019 (25.10.2019 — 26.10.2019)

Does Java need "inline" types? What project Valhalla can bring to Java from a narrow view of performance engineer

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We will talk about which performance benefits value types bring to Java and how we could exploit it.

Value types are the key part of experimental project Valhalla which should bring new abilities to Java language. It’s a story not only about performance, it’s also a story about safety, abstraction, expressiveness, maintainability, etc. But on this session we will talk about performance. Which performance benefits value types bring to Java and how we could exploit it.