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Chris Richardson on Functional Programming in Scala and Java, Event Sourcing

Interview with Chris Richardson on  Oct 09, 2015

Chris Richardson explains the appeal of Scala, functional programming in Java and other languages, the basics of Event Sourcing, and his perspective on the state of the Java ecosystem.


Maurice Naftalin on Java Lambdas, Java 8 Streams, Parallelism

Interview with Maurice Naftalin on  Sep 12, 2015

Maurice Naftalin explains uses for lambdas in Java, how streams work in in Java 8, parallel streams and threading, side effects, and much more.


Trisha Gee on the Java Eco-System

Interview with Trisha Gee on  Jul 17, 2015 2

What's the impact of Java 8 on the Java ecosystem and why did we have to wait so long for these improvements? Is the JCP the right tool for driving innovation and do we need a really new version of Java? One that would not need take care of backward compatibility? We met Trisha Gee - a great member of our Java community - in New York to talk about these topics.


Tim Ward introduces the OSGi Promises specification

Interview with Tim Ward on  Sep 09, 2014

The OSGi Alliance is working on a Promises specification which will provide CompletableFutures that can run all the way back to Java 1.4. Tim explains why this is of benefit and how it compares to Java 8, along with where you can find out more information about the project and how it can be used both inside and outside an OSGi framework.


Craig Motlin Talks to InfoQ about the Origins and Benefits of GS Collections

Interview with Craig Motlin on  Sep 01, 2014

Craig Motlin, technical lead of the GS Collections project, talks about where GS Collections came from, how it compares with other collections libraries, and what influence it had on Java 8. He describes the different philosophy of GS Collections as compared to other collections libraries, and what benefits open-sourcing the internal library has had

Stuart Williams on Vert.x

Interview with Stuart Williams on  Jan 22, 2013

Stuart Williams explains vert.x: basic idea and architecture, how it uses Java's NIO and async APIs, how it allows using various JVM languages (Groovy, JRuby, Scala, etc), the EventBus and much more.

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