JSR 354 – Java Money and Currency
The presentation gives a summary and overview about the use cases that lead to JSR 354 (Java Money).
It is shown how the new API allows to flexible represent and manipulate monetary amounts in different currencies, and how the current ISO currencies can effectively merged and extended with other currency schemes. Finally the presentation will show more advanced usage scenarios such as currency exchange, formatting and parsing, as well as considerations about numeric precision and performance. Finally the presentation includes a simple example how the JSR can be extended using its SPIs.