JDK 8 and properties

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Thu Oct 6 07:52:47 PDT 2011

Bruce Chapman wrote:
> On 6/10/2011 5:45 a.m., Loic Descotte wrote:
>> Yes lombok-like features would be great
>> It's a shame to be forced to use an external tool to do this :(
> I am fairly certain that a lombok style solution can be made to work in 
> a standard way. If that is the case, then it is not a language feature 
> at all.
> When I can drag myself away from the embedded development that is 
> consuming more than a healthy proportion of both my mind and my time, I 
> might have do a quick proof of concept. If someone else wants to have a 
> go, I can point them in the direction I am thinking.

FWIW, I wrote up a proof of concept implementation of properties support 
via standard annotation processing a few years ago:



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