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Michael Snell
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Optional in Java: Why it can shield (but not save) you from null
With the introduction of the Optional type in Java 8, there has been a lot of discussion about it's use and it's relation to the null problem (anything can potentially be null, aka the billion dollar mistake ). In particular, the view of some is that adding...
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On verbosity in programming languages
Introduction Over the years I've had many discussions on the "verbosity" of different programming languages - lately, these have mostly taken the form of: "Why should we use X, which requires pages of code to perform this task, when it can be done in a few ...
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