Weekend Reading List #53 – Week of 12/28

Happy New Year

This is the last blog post of 2020. I wish you a great new year!

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NYJavaSIG event

The first NYJavaSIG event of 2021 is scheduled, and Venkat Subramaniam will present Type Inference (the popular var) on January 7th. You can register on the NYJavaSIG home page.


Eclipse Collections

It was definitely a great year for Eclipse Collections. There was a lot of traction around the project as it was considered one of the best 25 Java applications of all times. To celebrate, Eclipse Collections have been publishing one blog post for each day in December. Each post covers different functionality, and you can find the summary in this post from Sirisha Pratha.


Design Patterns

Refactoring Guru was recently suggested to me as a great source to study Design Patterns. It contains a good explanation and examples in several languages.



Everybody is looking forward to Loom. But is Loom ready to deliver what it promises? The Jetty Project team tried out Loom, and you can read their insights into two posts (Part 1 and Part 2). Let’s remember that Project Loom is not ready yet, and problems are expected at this stage.


Big O Notation Explained With Cakes

Yes, you read it right. Cedd Burge wrote an article explaining the Big O Notation’s basic concepts in a straightforward way.


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