Java Generics: Past, Present and Future
October 13th 2015 11:40 - 12:10
Generics are one of the most complex features of Java. They are often poorly understood and lead to confusing errors. It won’t get easier. Java 10 is planned to extend Generics. It’s time to understand generics or risk being left behind.We start by stepping back to 2004 and explain why generics were introduced in the first place back.Then we travel to the present to explaining how to make effective use of Generics. We then explore various entertaining code examples and puzzlers of how Generics are used today.