J-Fall Virtual 2020 – Gunnar Morling & Andres Almiray – Plug-in Architectures With Layrry and the Java Module System

The Java Module System lays the foundation for building modularized applications on the JVM. It doesn’t concern itself though with resolving module versions and obtaining modules from repositories. This is where Layrry comes in: an API and launcher for modularized Java applications which takes a descriptor of the module layer(s) to assemble, fetches the modules and starts up the application. Join us for this session and learn how to: Build Java applications using layers, e.g. providing isolation between different versions of one module. Use jbang to launch your layered apps in no time. Create plug-in based rich-client applications using JavaFX and Layrry, allowing to – dynamically reconfigure and update your layer hierarchy, no restarts required. Create your own customized Layrry launcher if needed This session is code-centered, be ready to see the Java Module System, Layrry, and JavaFX in action!

Bio Gunnar:

Gunnar Morling is a software engineer and open source enthusiast by heart. He is leading the Debezium project, a tool for change data capture (CDC). As part of the Hibernate team, he contributes to Hibernate Validator, Search and OGM. Gunnar is the spec lead for Bean Validation 2.0 (JSR 380) and the founder of the MapStruct project. Prior to joining Red Hat, he worked on a wide range of Java EE projects in the logistics and retail industries. He’s based in Hamburg, Germany.

Bio Andres:

Andres is a Java/Groovy developer and a Java Champion with more than 20 years of experience in software design and development. He has been involved in web and desktop application development since the early days of Java. Andres is a true believer in open source and has participated in popular projects like Groovy, Griffon, and DbUnit, as well as starting his own projects (Json-lib, EZMorph, GraphicsBuilder, JideBuilder). Founding member of the Griffon framework and Hackergarten community event.

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