Java.next, Common ground in Groovy, Scala, and Clojure, Part 3

Rethinking exceptions, expressions, and emptiness

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Neal Ford

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: May 14, 2013

The last of three installments about commonalities among Clojure, Scala, and Groovy investigates how these languages handle exceptions, expressions, and null— all problem areas for the Java™ language. Each of the Java.next languages addresses the shortcomings of the Java language through a unique implementation that highlights that language's characteristics.

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