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Effective Java: Minimize The Scope of Local Variables

Effective Java: Minimize The Scope of Local Variables

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Effective Java: Write Doc Comments For All Exposed APIs

Effective Java: Write Doc Comments For All Exposed APIs

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Effective Java! Return Optionals Judiciously

Effective Java! Return Optionals Judiciously

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Effective Java! Return Empty Collections or Arrays, Not Nulls

Effective Java! Return Empty Collections or Arrays, Not Nulls

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Effective Java! Use Varargs Judiously

Effective Java! Use Varargs Judiously

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Effective Java! Design Method Signatures Carefully

Effective Java! Design Method Signatures Carefully

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Effective Java! Design Method Signatures Carefully

Effective Java! Design Method Signatures Carefully

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Effective Java! Make Defensive Copies When Necessary

Effective Java! Make Defensive Copies When Necessary

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Effective Java! Check Parameters for Validity

Effective Java! Check Parameters for Validity

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Effective Java! Use Caution When Making Streams Parallel

Effective Java! Use Caution When Making Streams Parallel

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Effective Java! Prefer Collection To Stream as a Return Type

Effective Java! Prefer Collection To Stream as a Return Type

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Effective Java! Prefer Side-Effect-Free Functions in Streams

Effective Java! Prefer Side-Effect-Free Functions in Streams

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Effective Java! Use Stream Judiciously

Effective Java! Use Stream Judiciously

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Effective Java! Favor the Use of Standard Functional Interfaces

Effective Java! Favor the Use of Standard Functional Interfaces

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Effective Java! Prefer Method References to Lambdas

Effective Java! Prefer Method References to Lambdas

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Effective Java! Perfer Lambdas to Anonymous Classes

Effective Java! Perfer Lambdas to Anonymous Classes

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Effective Java! Use Marker Interfaces to Define Types

Effective Java! Use Marker Interfaces to Define Types

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Effective Java! Consistently Use the Override Annotation

Effective Java! Consistently Use the Override Annotation

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Effective Java! Prefer Annotations to Naming Patterns

Effective Java! Prefer Annotations to Naming Patterns

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Effective Java! Emulate Extensible Enums With Interfaces.

Effective Java! Emulate Extensible Enums With Interfaces.

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Effective Java! Use EnumMap instead of Ordinal Indexing

Effective Java! Use EnumMap instead of Ordinal Indexing

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Effective Java! Use EnumSet Instead of Bit Fields

Effective Java! Use EnumSet Instead of Bit Fields

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Effective Java! Use Instance Fields Instead of Ordinals

Effective Java! Use Instance Fields Instead of Ordinals

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Effective Java! Use Enums Instead of int Constants

Effective Java! Use Enums Instead of int Constants

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Effective Java! Consider Typesafe Hetergenous Containers

Effective Java! Consider Typesafe Hetergenous Containers

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Effective Java! Combine Generics and Varargs Judiciously

Effective Java! Combine Generics and Varargs Judiciously

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Effective Java! Use Bounded Wildcards to Increase API Flexibility

Effective Java! Use Bounded Wildcards to Increase API Flexibility

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Effective Java! Favor Generic Methods

Effective Java! Favor Generic Methods

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Effective Java! Favor Generic Types

Effective Java! Favor Generic Types

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Effective Java! Prefer Lists to Array

Effective Java! Prefer Lists to Array

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Things I Learned/Relearned Recently

Things I Learned/Relearned Recently

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Effective Java! Elminate Unchecked Warnings

Effective Java! Elminate Unchecked Warnings

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Effective Java! Don't Use Raw Types

Effective Java! Don't Use Raw Types

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Effective Java! Limit Source Files to a Single Top-Level Class

Effective Java! Limit Source Files to a Single Top-Level Class

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Effective Java! Favor Static Members Classes over Non-Static

Effective Java! Favor Static Members Classes over Non-Static

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Effective Java! Prefer Class Hierarchies to Tagged Classes

Effective Java! Prefer Class Hierarchies to Tagged Classes

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Effective Java! Use Interfaces Only to Define Types

Effective Java! Use Interfaces Only to Define Types

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Effective Java! Design Interfaces for Posterity

Effective Java! Design Interfaces for Posterity

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Effective Java Tuesday! Prefer Interfaces to Abstract Classes

Effective Java Tuesday! Prefer Interfaces to Abstract Classes

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Effective Java Tuesday! Design and Document Classes for Inheritance or Else Prohibit It.

Effective Java Tuesday! Design and Document Classes for Inheritance or Else Prohibit It.

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Effective Java Tuesday! Favor Composition Over Inheritance

Effective Java Tuesday! Favor Composition Over Inheritance

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Effective Java Tuesday! Minimize Mutability

Effective Java Tuesday! Minimize Mutability

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Effective Java Tuesday! In Public Classes, Use Accessors, Not Public Fields

Effective Java Tuesday! In Public Classes, Use Accessors, Not Public Fields

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Effective Java Tuesday! Minimize the Accessibility of Classes and Member

Effective Java Tuesday! Minimize the Accessibility of Classes and Member

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Effective Java Tuesday! Consider Implementing `Comparable`

Effective Java Tuesday! Consider Implementing `Comparable`

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Effective Java Tuesday! Override `clone` judiciously

Effective Java Tuesday! Override `clone` judiciously

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Effective Java Tuesday! Override `toString`

Effective Java Tuesday! Override `toString`

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Effective Java Tuesday! Obey the `hashCode` contract

Effective Java Tuesday! Obey the `hashCode` contract

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Effective Java Tuesday! Obey the `equals` contract

Effective Java Tuesday! Obey the `equals` contract

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Effective Java Tuesday! Prefer try-with-resources

Effective Java Tuesday! Prefer try-with-resources

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Effective Java Tuesday! Avoid Finalizers and Cleaners!

Effective Java Tuesday! Avoid Finalizers and Cleaners!

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Effective Java Tuesday! Don't Leak Object References!

Effective Java Tuesday! Don't Leak Object References!

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Effective Java Tuesday! Avoid Creating Unnecessary Objects!

Effective Java Tuesday! Avoid Creating Unnecessary Objects!

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Effective Java Tuesday! Prefer Dependency Injection!

Effective Java Tuesday! Prefer Dependency Injection!

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Effective Java Tuesday! Utility Classes!

Effective Java Tuesday! Utility Classes!

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Effective Java Tuesday! Singletons!

Effective Java Tuesday! Singletons!

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Effective Java Tuesday! The Builder Pattern!

Effective Java Tuesday! The Builder Pattern!

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Effective Java Tuesday! Let's Consider Static Factory Methods

Effective Java Tuesday! Let's Consider Static Factory Methods

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Hi, I'm Kyle Carter

Hi, I'm Kyle Carter

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