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Bruce Chapman

Bruce Chapman has been developing in Java since 1998, predominantly building telecommunication systems. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from so long ago that it is almost irrelevant, and lives in New Zealand. Bruce was a member of the JSR269 (annotation processing) expert group, and currently serves on JSR334 (Coin language changes) expert group. His interest is primarily in the SE space but has also worked on ME and EE projects.

 

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Closures and Multiple Return Values

Posted by brucechapman on November 28, 2007 at 8:00 PM PST

In javaposse 150 the guys were talking about something and veered off on a tangent talking about multiple return values and tuples and such like. Next up they talked about the closures JSR. That sparked a thought that maybe we could transform the multiple return values problem in order to solve it using closures.

Dear Santa - Exceptional Stuff

Posted by brucechapman on August 14, 2007 at 6:22 PM PDT

Dear Santa,

My stack traces seem to have been getting less and less useful recently. Just to make myself perfectly clear, I am not talking about wrapping the sleigh reins around a chimney, which is what you might think of when you hear the words "stack trace".