GOTO 2019 • How Java is Imitating Functional Languages • Maurice Naftalin & José Paumard49:53 1047 views 93% Published 4 months ago
This presentation was recorded at GOTO Copenhagen 2019. #GOTOcon #GOTOcph
Maurice Naftalin - Java Champion & Author
José Paumard - Java Champion, JavaOne Rockstar, Architect, Coach & Trainer
Full title: The Sincerest Form of Flattery
Functional programmers have been saying for decades that they know the way to the future. Clearly they've been wrong, since imperative languages are still far more popular. Clearly they've also been right, as the advantages of functional programming have become increasingly obvious.
Is it possible to combine the two models?
Scala is one language that does this and Java too has been on a journey, which still continues, of learning from functional languages and carefully adding features from them.
In this talk, we'll review what Java has learned from functional languages, what it can still learn, and how its added features compare to Scala's [...]
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