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Summary - Jeanne Boyarsky Visit with the ACGNJ Java Users Group

The October 2018 ACGNJ Java Users Group meeting featured guest speaker, Jeanne Boyarsky . She presented Java 11 - Keeping the Java Release Train on Track . Jeanne discussed the recent changes in the Java programming language including the delay of the module system (ultimately released in Java 9), the new six-month release cadence and which versions will have long-term support, debunking the myth of having to pay for Java, the pros and cons of the new var keyword (released in Java 10), and garbage collection. Jeanne is an experienced conference speaker especially CodeOne (formerly JavaOne), the author of several books, certified in Spring, Jenkins, OCAJP/OCPJP among others, and a distinguished Toastmaster.