, Extension without inheritance, Part 2

Explore Clojure protocols

From the developerWorks archives

Neal Ford

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: July 30, 2013

The Java™ language suffers from intentional limitations in its extension mechanisms, relying primarily on inheritance and interfaces. Groovy, Scala, and Clojure offer many more extension alternatives. This installment further explores Clojure's use of protocols as an extension mechanism.

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Zone=Java development, Open source
ArticleID=938384 Extension without inheritance, Part 2