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JDK-8184693 requests that the method isEmpty() be added to the Optional class introduced with JDK…

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Optional.isEmpty() Coming to Java?

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There have been several updates related to “Java Data Classes” (AKA “Records”) in recent months….

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Updates on Records (Data Classes for Java)

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I have occasionally run into a situation in which I have needed to introduce a…

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Forward-Looking with Java’s @Deprecated

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It appears likely that “raw string literals” are coming to Java. JEP 326 (“Raw String…

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Raw String Literals Coming to Java

Posted in Java (General) Valhalla

There have been some interesting posts this week and in recent weeks that provide more…

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Updates on JavaFX, Valhalla, Data Classes, and Java’s Floating-Point