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JShell is the interactive programming tool for Java. Like the REPL (read-evaluate- print-loop) tools built-in with Python and Ruby, JShell allows you to easily try out your code without a lot of ceremony, or extraneous boilerplate. It comes included with Java 9. It is easy to learn, and fun to use. Whether you're an experienced Java developer, or just beginning, JShell will change your programming for "great good".
Bring your laptops with Java 9 installed to follow along, or simply watch, and be transformed. The presentation will cover basic JShell coding and editing, and more advanced topics such as the use of external JARs, and integration with IntelliJ.
Craig Castelaz has been a programmer for over 30 years, and has coded in both modern and ancient tongues. Prior to coming to Tech Elevator, Craig was a Principle Software Engineer at Oracle. He is currently an Instructor at Tech Elevator in Cleveland, OH.
Tech Elevator is located inside the Baker Electric Building, Suite 140. Free parking is available in the gated lot behind (south side) the building, accessible from East 71st Street. There is also a Health Line stop directly in front of the building at the corner of East 71st and Euclid Ave. Entrance is at the back of the building.