Java 10 introduces ‘var’ which lets the compiler infer local variable types. Here’s how it works, why it exists, and how it impacts readability.
Posts about concepts of the Java programming language. This does not include posts which merely employ Java to talk about something else.
Using annotations from JSR-305 (@Nonnull, @Nullable, etc.) with others from the javax.annotation package (@Generated, @PostConstruct) on Java 9 causes a split package. Here’s the fix.
Learn all the module system basics in this tutorial: how to declare modules with module-info.java, compile, package, and launch them and what role the module path and readability graph play.
Java 9 introduces unified logging, a central mechanism configurable with -Xlog to observe class loading, threading, the garbage collector, the module system, etc.
Get your code running on the Java 9 Module System with the command line options –add-exports, –add-opens, –add-modules, –add-reads, and –patch-module.
Time to put your Java 9 knowledge into practice and plan your applications migration. Here’s how to get an overview of what needs to be done.
Migrating to Java 9 is no walk in the park, but it’s not intractable either. If you know how to fix these seven most common problems, you’ll be able to power through and make your project Java 9 compatible.
You can tell that Java 9 draws near because the number of posts and talks about it skyrocketed in the recent months. I want to recommend existing talks and articles […]
The module system allows optional dependencies with the ‘requires static’ clause. Module required this way are accessible at compile time but can be absent at run time.
My first stab at exception handling in Java streams. Explores how to repackage checked exceptions so that they can be thrown without the compiler complaining about it.