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Aug
17
comment Generics and Type-erasure
Another reason to favor erased generics is because dependencies should be injected in a way that respects the solution to the Expression Problem. If you are testing for specific cases of types or hardcoding a factory in your generic function, then you are doing extensibility wrong.
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
27
comment Generics and Type-erasure
nuttycom's logic on why reified generics are evil.
Sep
20
awarded  Teacher
Sep
20
answered Generics and Type-erasure
Mar
2
comment What's the difference between Scala and Red Hat's Ceylon language?
I demonstrated how to code a union type in Scala (see last update), and it is nearly first-class.