My shop is considering development paths and frameworks.
One Framework path I am evaluating is a homegrown library, small and specific in nature, built on top of Google Guava.
Here is a quick GitHub writeup explaining the issue around null, and how the Guava framework developers avoid it:
Reading my DZone blogs today the top article was this very topic, demonstrating the use (in code) of ‘Optional’, which has made it’s way into the Java 8 VM.
And beware of those NULLs!
Why Munich should stick with Linux | ZDNet
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Linux and Open Source | February 14, 2017 — 20:15 GMT (12:15 PST) | Topic: Enterprise Software
Let’s all get a #ChromeBook and settle the issue 😜#iPad forever!
This blog I found is a two parter:
Part 1: Dipping Into Java 8 Streams
Based on reader feedback it lead to a quite cool followup: Common Fork Join Pool and Streams
This HAS to be the shortest Lambda blog I have seen to date. He throws in the uses in Functional Interfaces in a very tidy post:
DZone: Another Java Lambda Post: Functional Programming