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I work as a contract Java enterprise developer, also including a breadth of related technologies (Groovy, Scala etc). I have worked in a variety of application areas and have particularly enjoyed the challenges of concurrency.


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comment Why not Green Threads?
Occam claims to offer this. It was a significant language in the '80s, but suffered from lack of development funding and consequently became a research niche only. But its ideas on concurrency are as solid now as they were then and are yet to be improved upon.
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awarded  Nice Answer
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Apr
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comment Sets Data Structure in Golang
Here's my slightly-revised version with Contains and Size methods: play.golang.org/p/tDdutH672-
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awarded  Supporter
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comment Sets Data Structure in Golang
I've seen comments by Go authors suggestion that generics are a hoped-for feature, there being a hurdle in the way of needing to work out what the best idomatic pattern should be before committing to extending the language.
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answered Why not Green Threads?
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