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Thursday, May 18 • 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Apache POI: The Challenges and Rewards of a 15 Year Old Codebase - David North, CoreFiling

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Java has been around for over 20 years, and the Apache POI project recently celebrated its 15th birthday. Over those 15 years, 26 committers and many users have contributed over 220,000 lines of Java code. This presents a few challenges
to working with it. In this presentation, David North - a member of the POI PMC - will explain some of the challenges, and how they have been addressed in this case.

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David North

Head of Engineering, CoreFiling
David North works for CoreFiling, a UK software SME specialising in business and regulatory reporting. Lots of their work involves getting data to and from Excel spreadsheets, which led to David's involvement in the Apache POI project, of which he is a PMC member. He also maintains... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2017 2:40pm - 3:30pm EDT
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