Duke’s Star Trek with Java 18 Code Challenges
Conference (INTERMEDIATE level)
Room 4

Duke needs your help in navigating through the Delta Quadrant. Join us on this incredible journey visiting new features of the JDK 18 system as well as the best features of previous versions of Java. During this journey, you can improve your craft as an engineer. These short challenges will keep your katas going at warp speed! Solve the puzzles to learn the full power of the Java language. Apply the techniques, and develop concise code where bugs will have a hard time hiding. Come to this session to boldly go where no Duke has gone before!

Igor De Souza

Igor currently works as a Software Engineer in a Data Engineer team. With over 15 years of experience with Java and over 10 years in the Big Data world, Igor had the opportunity to work with Hadoop and its ecosystem right when Hadoop was created. In his spare time, he enjoys playing with Raspberry Pi and is an active member of the Maker community, highly engaged with STEM and CoderDojo. Igor Organizes a Facebook group for Brazilian IT in Ireland with over 12k participants. He is currently working on a pet project to turn famous people's Tweets into cash.

Rafael del Nero

Rafael del Nero is a Java Champion & Oracle Ace, creator of the Java Challengers initiative and quiz master in Oracle Dev Gym, is the author of  "Java Challengers" and  "Golden Lessons." Rafael believes there are many techniques involved in creating high-quality software that developers are often unaware of. His purpose is to help Java developers use better programming practices to code quality software for stress-free projects with fewer bugs.