I have a Netty-based game server implementation that handles 40 or so distinct packets with their own serialization structure, for brevity I'll refer to them as FooPacket, BarPacket, ... These packet ...
There is a new hype with the long awaited lambda expressions in Java 8; every 3 day another article appears with them about how cool they are. As far as I have understood they a lambda expression is ...
I have been exploring the new features in the JDK8, like the lambda expressions, the extension methods, and the new stream API. Evidently none of these features are new in the programming world and ...
Is the introduction of the new lambda notation (see e.g. this article) in Java 8 going to require some kind of type inference? If so, how will the new type system impact the Java language as a whole? ...
What are the benefits and disadvantages in the approaches of C#, Java and Scala to Closures/Lambdas/…?
I wonder what the technical implementation differences between C# and Scala are and how both solutions compare to the implementation ideas and concerns voiced in the email Peek Past lambda by Brian ...