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Abraham Marin-Perez
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Technologist, blogger, avid learner and endless trier.
Technologist, blogger, avid learner and endless trier.

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InfoQ: Object Deserialisation Filters Backported fr
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: JEP 290 , which allows the filtering of incoming data when deserialising an object, and was initially targeted to Java 9, has been backported to Java 6, 7, and 8 . The feature provides a mechanism t...

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InfoQ: The Last Frontier in Java Performance: Remove the Garbage Collector
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: Aleksey Shipilëv, performance and OpenJDK developer at RedHat, has filed a new JEP draft to create a no-op garbage collector : that is, a GC that doesn't actually reclaim memory. This collector is a...

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InfoQ: Java 9 Will Adjust Memory Limits if Running with Docker
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: A first experimental change has been added to OpenJDK 9 so the JVM can understand that it is running within a container and adjust memory limits accordingly. Despite the increase in popularity of co...

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InfoQ: Date and Time Formatting in Java 9 Will Get Closer to Unicode Locale Standards
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: A number of parsing and formatting changes have been incorporated in Java 9 to bring the functionality closer to Unicode Locale Data Markup Language (LDML). These changes have been supervised by Ste...

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InfoQ: MicroProfile Becomes Eclipse MicroProfile
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: MicroProfile, the community initiative to provide a microservices standard platform for enterprise Java, has joined the Eclipse Foundation to become an Eclipse project . The move is aimed at ensurin...

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InfoQ: Java 9 Enters First Bug Fixing Round
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: Java 9 is now officially feature complete , meaning the first bug-fixing phase has started. HTTP/2 Client didn't make it on time for the deadline and has been downgraded to an incubating feature . S...

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InfoQ: New JEP Would Simplify Java Type Variance
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: A new JEP Candidate proposes to facilitate the handling of the recondite concept of type variance in Java. The new proposal, potentially targeting Java 10, would introduce a means for specifying def...

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InfoQ: Java 10 Could Bring Upgraded Lambda
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: A new JEP has been filed with proposed changes to enhance lambda functionality, including better disambiguation, use of the underscore for unused parameters, and shadowing of outer variables. Althou...

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InfoQ: Java Enums to Be Enhanced with Sharper Type Support
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: Java enums will be enhanced with generics support and with the ability to add methods to individual items, new JEP shows . Both features can be delivered with one single change, reason for which the...

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InfoQ: Java Type Inference Won't Support Mutability Specification
I recently published this article on InfoQ, summarised as: Java type inference won't support differentiation of mutable vs immutable variables due to lack of consensus within the community regarding how this should be implemented, recent communication shows...
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