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Not Returning Null Programming

Not Returning Null

We all have done it, in fact, I'm in the process of changing my APIs over to not do.  Returning NULL for a return type.  After doing some work with streams, I see that return NULL often adds additional complexity to the code.  In this article…
Java Development Tips Programming

Java Development Tips

Java-based servers or applications often have to deal with large amounts of data.  Whether the data is from a database, or from a local file, processing this data in an efficient manner is a priority for maintainability. In this article,…