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An Overview of Guava: Google Core Libraries for Java



Kevin Bourrillion introduces Guava, a set of open source core libraries used internally by Google.


Kevin Bourrillion is a developer at Google, being one of the two primary creators of the Google Collections Library.

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Feb 04, 2013

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  • Cute - but a dependency magnet?

    by Guy Pardon,

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    Having every class in my project import guava stuff is not what I prefer. I might be wrong but that is a matter of personal preference... It also makes my project harder to understand and maintain/evolve by non-Guava developers.


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