An argument for using multiple return statements in a method (as opposed to adhering to the single return myth).
Keeping references around to remove listeners is a hazard. ListenerHandles encapsulate the complexity and LibFX has an implementation.
Release post for LibFX 0.2.0 including and pointers to GitHub, Feature descriptions, Maven coordinates and the Javadoc.
A quick step by step guide how to use the JavaFX sources in Eclipse by attaching them to the current JDK.
Discussing the talk “Lambdas in Java: A peek under the hood” given by Brian Goetz at the goto; conference 2013 in Aarhus.
A summary of why you can’t serialize Optional and what can be done to deal with that limitation if necessary.
A presentation of the Serialization Proxy Pattern as defined in Effective Java. It defines the pattern, describes its implementation and gives examples.
A close look at serialization and a presentation of some key concepts of Java’s serialization system.
Discussing the reasons for not making Java 8’s new type Optional serializable.
A digest of how Optional was introduced in Java 8, summarizing the many discussions about it and their key points based on the mail archive of JSR-335.