In the Bulgarian JUG, we had an event dedicated trying out the OpenJDK Valhalla project’s achievements in the area of using primitives parameters of generics. Our colleague and dedicated blogger Mihail Stoynov already wrote about our workshop. You can find very useful links in his post about the slides that I showed, the VM that he prepared […]

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By Reinier Zwitserloot null. It’s one of the first things you learn in Java; if not because your teacher or tutorial is outright telling you all about it, you’ll be confronted with a NullPointerException. Let’s revisit the topic. I’ll show you a few tricks to sidestep the need to deal with null, or null lookalikes, […]

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