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Stephen Colebourne: More detail on Closures in JDK 7

Stephen Colebourne provides More detail on Closures in JDK 7:

This blog goes into a little more detail about the closures announcement at Devoxx and subsequent information that has become apparent. At Devoxx 2009, Mark Reinhold from Sun announced that it was time for closures in Java. This was a big surprise to everyone, and there was a bit of a vacuum as to what was announced. Firstly, Sun, via Mark, have chosen to accept the basic case for including closures in Java. By doing so, the debate now changes from whether to go ahead, to how to proceed. This is an important step...

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