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Blog Archive for staufferjames during October 2007

I initial asked about adding dynamic types to Java but someone pointed out that I probably wanted type inference instead. So, would type inference be a good fit for Java? Java FX script will have type inference with static tying. Would automatic casting be better instead? Here is a example of how it would be useful (I think/hope):List list = new ArrayList();list.add("Hi");list.add...
Here are my thoughts on the Midwest Java Technology Days: Minneapolis that I attended yesterday. (In order to get them out quickly I haven't refactored them.) Free stuff: breakfast, lunch, networking snacks, t-shirts, pen (mine didn't work), and note pad. (the conference was also free.) Tim Bray: Pretty interesting. Covered language and internet trends. Companies may not want to send their...