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SkillsCast

Java Closures - Comparing the Choices

3rd March 2008 in London at Sekforde Street

This SkillsCast was filmed at JAVAWUG BOF 35

SkillsCast coming soon.

JAVAWUG BOF 35 meeting was held on Monday, 3rd March 2008 at Skills Matter and attracted a room packed with people! This BOF featured Stephen Colebourne, Sun Java Champion, who discussed closures in Java, comparing the choices. 'Closures' are one of the hottest topics in the Java community right now. The debate is over whether some form of closures would be a useful and worthwhile addition to the Java programming language in version 7. This talk explained what a closure is and compare the three main proposals - BGGA, FCM and CICE. After listening to this podcast you will be able to form your own opinions on whether Java should be changed and which proposal is the way to go.

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Java Closures - Comparing the Choices

Stephen Colebourne

Stephen Colebourne was the co-spec lead of JSR-310 that developed the java.time API. He also leads Joda-Time the de facto standard date and time API for Java SE 7 and earlier. He is a Java Champion and JavaOne Rock Star speaker.

SkillsCast

SkillsCast coming soon.

JAVAWUG BOF 35 meeting was held on Monday, 3rd March 2008 at Skills Matter and attracted a room packed with people! This BOF featured Stephen Colebourne, Sun Java Champion, who discussed closures in Java, comparing the choices. 'Closures' are one of the hottest topics in the Java community right now. The debate is over whether some form of closures would be a useful and worthwhile addition to the Java programming language in version 7. This talk explained what a closure is and compare the three main proposals - BGGA, FCM and CICE. After listening to this podcast you will be able to form your own opinions on whether Java should be changed and which proposal is the way to go.

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Java Closures - Comparing the Choices

Stephen Colebourne

Stephen Colebourne was the co-spec lead of JSR-310 that developed the java.time API. He also leads Joda-Time the de facto standard date and time API for Java SE 7 and earlier. He is a Java Champion and JavaOne Rock Star speaker.

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