A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Java open source developers managed to the see the previously secret plans to the Empire's ultimate weapon, the JAVA™ COLLECTIONS FRAMEWORK.
Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of freedom fighters investigate the performance of the Empire’s most popular weapons: LinkedList, ArrayList and HashMap. In addition, they investigate common developer errors and bugs to help protect their vital software. With this new found knowledge they strike back!
Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents, JDuchess races home aboard her JVM, investigating proposed future changes to the Java Collections and other options such as Immutable Collections which could save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy....
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Java Collections: The Force Awakens
Raoul-Gabriel Urma is CEO and co-founder of Cambridge Spark, a leading learning community for data scientists and developers in the UK, as well as chairman and co-founder of Cambridge Coding Academy, a growing community of young coders and pre-university students. He is author of 'Java 8 in Action: Lambdas, Streams, and functional-style programming'.
Richard Warburton is an empirical technologist, solver of deep-dive technical problems and author of 'Java 8 Lambdas: Pragmatic Functional Programming'. He has worked as a developer in varied areas including Statistical Analytics, Static Analysis, Compilers and Networking. He is a leader in the London Java Community and runs OpenJDK Hackdays. Richard is also a known conference speaker, having talked at JavaOne, Devoxx, JFokus, DevoxxUK, Geecon, JAX London and Codemotion. Richard has obtained a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Warwick.