Topic: jep 286

Local-Variable Type Inference submitted as proposal to OpenJDK

For years, Java has claimed type safety, but left variables out of the inheritance party. A new JDK Enhancement Proposal from Alex Buckley and Mark Reinhold aims to fix this problem in the language itself. There is, however, no timeframe for this addition to the Java language yet. JEP 286 is officially titled Local-Variable Type … continue reading Protection Status