Lukas is a Java and SQL aficionado. He’s the founder and head of R&D at Data Geekery GmbH (datageekery.com), the company behind jOOQ (jooq.org) , the best way to write SQL in Java.
A super handy guide for implementing a local cache using the good old ConcurrentHashMap and lambda expressions. Not quite like Mom used to make, but pretty tasty nonetheless.
Java 8, and the new Streams API finally allow us to solve data-centric problems in a very concise manner. Lukas Eder breaks it all down.
Much to the delight of 'Dr Deprecator', JDK enhancements mean that we can throw out a whole bunch of junk. Lukas Eder sifts out his personal choices for the trash heap.
Java may not have the "cool" clout of node.js - but, as Lukas Eder argues, it's more important to think long-term, putting things like backwards-compatibility to the fore.