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Blog Archive for tball during August 2006

The recent blogs on closures have left me with a real sense of déjà vu. A few months after the JDK 1.0 released (over ten years ago), Microsoft proposed that the Java language be extended with type-safe method references, which they called delegates. The AWT team I was a part of liked this proposal and pushed for implementing it, as it fit well with the new GUI event model we were designing...
A CLM, or Career Limiting Move, is an action on your part that threatens your promotion chances, or even your job. Regardless of whether you have heard of a career limiting move, most of us know one when we see one; serious ones include harassment or ethical violations, as well as less severe ones like backing your car into your manager's new Porsche or mocking the VP's favorite sports team...