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Designing with Sealed Classes

Wed, 24 April

Object-Oriented programming has been around for a long time and it paradigm has been part of Java since its birth. Thus, it may be surprising to see that a new OO feature has emerged in Java. Sealed classes and sealed interfaces are a way to promote reuse while restricting unwanted extensibility. Come to this presentation to learn from a practical example how this feature can save so much effort to provide the capabilities and, at the same time, enforce the restrictions you'd want to place.

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About the speaker

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder, Agile Developer, Inc.

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at agiledeveloper.com. Find him on twitter at @venkat_s.