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Let’s turn packages into a module system!

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Many projects are divided into modules/subprojects using the build system (Maven, Gradle, SBT …); and writing modular code is generally a Good Thing. Dividing the code into build modules is mainly used for: isolating parts of code (decreasing coupling) api/impl split adding a third-party dependency only to a specific part of code grouping code with similar functionality statically checking that ...

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Plan B? That is Plan N … Nothing. Jigsaw follows in 2015

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What a day. When the typical European is winding down people in the States are starting with coffee. This is why I had a good night sleep over the recent news by Mark Reinhold. In a post titled ‘ Project Jigsaw: Late for the train‘ he proposes to ‘defer Project Jigsaw to the next release, Java 9.’ With the modularization ...

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Project Jigsaw Booted from Java 8?

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In his post Project Jigsaw: Late for the train, Mark Reinhold’s proposes ‘to defer Project Jigsaw to the next release, Java 9.’ He explains the reasoning for this: ‘some significant technical challenges remain’ and there is ‘not enough time left for the broad evaluation, review, and feedback which such a profound change to the Platform demands.’ Reinhold also proposes ‘to ...

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