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Mar 7, 2021

Illegal Argument Episode 170

Mark and Greg emerge from their 2020/2021 Christmas/New Year breaks, and temporary Level 3 lock down to break their silence, attempt to remember how to podcast, and further the rumor that we only record an episode on the eve of a new Java release.

Table of Contents

  • 0:44 Holiday Periods
  • 1:27 Java 16 Release
  • 2:35 Standalone Nashorn
  • 3:18 Native Script
  • 6:28 R.I.P. Chrome
  • 12:51 Module Systems
  • 14:37 setProtected(true)
  • 20:42 Java 16 Release (again)
  • 25:00 Incubation vs Preview Features
  • 37:56 Pattern Matching FTW
  • 43:30 Equality
  • 44:57 Inline Types and Classes
  • 50:34 The Need For Namespaces
  • 55:10 Bintray Closing Down
  • 59:27 R.I.P. netbeans.org
  • 1:07:08 SOA in C/C++
  • 1:14:18 Python and Rust Crypto
  • 1:16:11 Autotools
  • 1:18:34 Rust backend for GCC

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