Stephen Chin is the Lead Java Community Manager at the Oracle Technology Network, author of Raspberry Pi with Java, co-author of Pro JavaFX Platform, and JavaOne Community Chair. He has keynoted numerous Java conferences around the world including JavaOne, where he is a 5-time Rock Star Award recipient. Stephen is an avid motorcyclist who has done several Pan-European evangelism tours, interviewing hackers in their natural habitat and posting the videos on http://nighthacking.com/. When he is not traveling, he enjoys teaching kids how to do embedded and robot programming together with his 13 year old daughter.
Surviving as a zombie is tough… with the constant risks of sunlight, fire, and pesky mobs, doing your job of infecting the local villagers can be deadly. Fortunately, with the new JavaFX ZombieTime app, powered by the JSR 310 Date and Time API, you can rest easy. With built-in time zone and DST support you no longer have to worry about roaming around under the scorching hot sun. Accurately calculate out how long you have to infect the villagers before you decompose using Durations. And coordinate global attacks on the humans by syncing with your undead brethren on Instants. With the power of Java 8, eradicating the human race with a highly infectious virus has never been easier!
This presentation is designed to teach Java Date and Time APIs to the undead, but the living are welcome to be our “guests”. You may also learn some JavaFX in the process – that is entirely my fault. Any correlation between the characters and events in this presentation and the impending extinction of mankind is purely coincidental.
This session is designed to help you use your Java programming skills to create hobby projects using the Raspberry Pi as an inexpensive (35 euros) interface to the physical world. We will teach the concepts by demonstrating examples with working projects and source code. Some of the topics we will cover include:
* Unboxing your Raspberry Pi and setting up Java
* Electrical circuit design for GPIO
* Using the Java 8 Device Access API
* Programming common I2C devices
* Device communication over HTTP, MQTT, and Web Sockets
* Creating visual and touch UIs
* 3D Printing custom hardware
Coming out of this session you will have the knowledge you need to start building your own embedded projects for your home or office, and can leverage your Java programming skills to connect it to the Internet of Things. Start building the future now with Java 8 Embedded technology!