Brian Vermeer | Devoxx

Devoxx Poland 2019
from Monday 24 June to Wednesday 26 June 2019.

Developer Advocate for Snyk and Software Engineer with over 10 years of hands-on experience in creating and maintaining software. He is passionate about Java, (Pure) Functional Programming and Cybersecurity. Brian is an Oracle Groundbreaker Ambassador and regular international speaker on mostly Java related conferences like JavaOne, Oracle Code One, Devoxx BE, Devoxx UK, Jfokus, JavaZone and many more. Besides all that Brian is a military reserve for the Royal Netherlands Air Force and a Taekwondo Master / Teacher.

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Write better functional Java Code


In Java 8 functional style programming was introduced in Java. Although many are still working Java 8, new releases 9,10 and 11 extended this with some nice new features. For many people, it is hard to grasp the idea of functional style programming after so many years of purely working in the imperative OOP style. The opportunities Java gives us out of the box are massive, but with great power comes great responsibility.

Hands-on Java Security Workshop: How safe is your application?

Hands-on Lab

Security issues and cybercrime are rising to an alarming rate. As a Java web developer, you should be aware of how important security and securing your client's data is. In this workshop, you will become the hacker and exploit vulnerabilities in packages that exist in the wild that might be part of your Java applications today. We will also show you how to protect yourself to these threats by building up a pipeline and development workflow with security testing in mind. This practical hands-on session will be fun and leave you with actionable takeaways on how to implement DevSecOps and prepare against the big bad world.

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