Spring + Kotlin = Modern + Reactive + Productive
Conference (INTERMEDIATE level)
Room 5
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The combination of Spring and Kotlin is a winning combo for building modern, reactive, and productive servers.  This talk will walk through how Spring & Kotlin fit together with coroutines, R2DBC, Testcontainers, and Kotlin/JS for the web UI.  Come for Kotlin, stay for the ASCII art!

James Ward

Professional software developer since 1997, with much of that time spent helping developers build software that doesn't suck. A Typed Pure Functional Programming zealot who often compromises on his ideals to just get stuff done. Currently the Kotlin Product Manager at Google.

Josh Long

Josh (@starbuxman) has been the first Spring Developer Advocate since 2010. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 6 books (including O'Reilly's "Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry" and "Reactive Spring") and numerous best-selling video training (including "Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons" with Spring Boot co-founder Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin, etc), a podcaster ("A Bootiful Podcast") and a YouTuber.