Looking at Project Lombok

My look into concurrency continues. I am messing around with some of the comments that I have gotten from my posts on LinkedIn and Stack Overflow.

I also found a project called Lombok, named after one of the islands of Indonesia. It uses annotations to replace a lot of boilerplate in Java for a few tasks, including threading. It can handle getters and setters, equals and hashCode and logging as well as synchronization.

A few of the forums that I have been on have recommended looking at something other than the “synchronized” keyword, which Lombok seems to rely on. But it is still worth looking at.

Image from the Wikipedia page for West Nusa Tenggara, the Indonesian province which contains Lombok, assumed allowed under Fair Use.

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