Joshua Bloch on Closures, Resource Management, Google

Posted in Companies, Development, Conferences on July 11, 2008

Joshua Bloch on Closures, Resource Management, Google

Core Java language designer Joshua Bloch talks about the need for Closures, Functional Programming, Java's need for better resource management, Java Puzzlers, and cool stuff Google is doing with Java. Recorded at conference, Norway's best Java conference.

Joshua Bloch is a Principal Engineer at Google. He led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform features, including the Java Collections Framework. He is the author of the Jolt Award-winning book Effective Java. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon University and a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia.

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