Anton Arhipov


Anton is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains. Professional interests include programming languages, middleware and developer tooling. He tweets as @antonarhipov, speaks at Java conferences, and occasionally writes articles for RebelLabs at

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Java Class Reloading
This session takes a look at the options available for Java class reloading. We are going to take a look at 3 technical solutions to the problem -- HotSwap, classloaders, and Java agent based approach -- what are the benefits and shortcomings.