JDK7 and Netbeans: Smarter Java, Better IDE - Ashwin Rao

Learn about what's new in JDK 7 and in particular changes ushered in as part of "Project Coin" and how to leverage these changes to ensure a more productive development experience with NetBeans 7.0.

Ashwin Rao is currently a Principal Product Manager with the Oracle Developer Tools organisation, based in Melbourne, Australia. He was also previously responsible for initiating and managing the NetBeans Partner Program and promoted developer adoption of NetBeans, as part of the NetBeans evangelism team, while at Sun prior to the Oracle acquisition. Before moving to Australia, he was the Product Line Manager in the Developer Tools organisation at Sun. Ashwin started his career, 15 years ago as a developer in the defense industry working on developing real time software for command and control systems. He also held various technical positions in Baan, including that of a developer / team lead in a development group at Baan working on the next generation ERP platform and tools, before joining Sun. He has had an opportunity to speak on topics concerning developer tooling and productivity at a number of Sun Tech Days, Developer Days and JavaOne conferences.

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