Venkat Subramaniam

Java champion, founder of Agile developer, award-winning author, professor at the University of Houston

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam (@venkat_s) is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston. He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. He was once a recipient of the MicroSoft MVP award. He has received JavaOne RockStar award three years in a row and was inducted into the Java Champions program in 2013 for his efforts in motivating and inspiring software developers around the world.

Get Ready for Asynchronous Programming on the JVM: The Significance of Project Loom

Time & Date:
May 21st | TBD


Multithreaded programming in Java is changing quite significantly in the near future. Threads were once considered lightweight but soon will face the challenges of Fibers which are considered to be super lightweight. In this presentation we will discuss the need for this significant change and how that's going to shake up the architecture and design of applications moving forward.

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