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Sean Flatley - Sr. Engineer, will be talking about some of the new features of Java 7. All the Pentaho projects will be moving to Java 7 for the SUGAR release.


New features

  • Fork/Join: working example
  • Automatic Resource Management: working example
  • Better exception handling: working example
  • File I/O: Nio 2: working example
  • Diamond operator example
  • Numeric literal example

Other resources


The recording is now available on the WebEx service site. Click the link below to download or play it:

Pentaho Community Technical WebEx - What's New in Java 7
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 10:04 am New York Time
43 Minutes

Questions Asked

You showed file security using java.nio.file.attribute.PosixFilePermission.  How do you do the same with Windows?

              The java.nio.file.attribute package contains the AclEntry class.  It has a Builder class that can be used
              to set permissions.


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