Java Class Loading

Class loading is widely viewed as one of the darkest arts in Java development. In this session, Jason Greene will provide insight into the how and why of Java SE, Java EE, JBoss Application Server, JBoss Microcontainer, and OSGi class loading. He will offer historical perspective by beginning with JDK internals and progress to the modern, modular class loader models in use today. In addition, Jason will cover common pitfalls and methodologies to avoid them.

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