Multi-core processors have increased the demand to get concurrency right. Thankfully, the options for programming concurrency on the JVM has evolved from the JDK synchronize and suffer model to Software Transactional Memory and actor based concurrency.
In this presentation, we'll learn the reasons to go beyond the traditional JDK solution and how to make use of these two models from Groovy.
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects, and speaks frequently at international conferences and user groups. Venkat is also an adjunct faculty and teaches CS courses remotely at the University of Houston. He is author of ".NET Gotchas," coauthor of 2007 Jolt Productivity Award winning "Practices of an Agile Developer," author of "Programming Groovy: Dynamic Productivity for the Java Developer" and "Programming Scala: Tackle Multi-Core Complexity on the Java Virtual Machine" (Pragmatic Bookshelf).More About Venkat »