Lombok is great, but the downside is that it is not part of the language. It's a separate project with it's own bugs and issues (especially compatibility) and you neef to enforce it's usage by IDE or Maven plugins (separate projects with their own issues and bugs).
Local variabled btw will be available in Java 11, which is still not releasef yet.
Java 11 has been released on 25. September 2018...
Ah! I thought it was scheduled for October. My bad! I bet everyone is on Java 11 by now.
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