Brian Vermeer | Devoxx

Devoxx Belgium 2018
from Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November 2018.

Software Engineer for Blue4IT working consultancy based on mainly Java projects for the Top-100 companies in the Netherlands. Passionate about Java, (Pure) Functional Programming and Cybersecurity. Co-writer on the published Research paper: Plagiarism Detection for Haskell with Holmes. Besides being an engineer he is a Reservist at the Royal Netherlands Air Force and a Taekwondo Master.

See also

Code style: what kind of coder are you


Your style of code is on of the things that makes you unique on the other hand, wars are started over something simple as the layout of code. What kind of coder are you? Are you on the spaces or on the tabs side. Perhaps you don't care about styles as long as it works, or do you refuse to read incorrectly styled code. Do we need style guidelines or don't we, lets decide together and see what kind of flavour Devoxx Belgium has...

Common mistakes made in Functional Java


In Java 8 functional style programming was introduced in Java. Java 9 extended this with some nice new features. For many people it is hard to grasp the idea of functional style programming after so many years of purely working in the imperative OOP style. The opportunities Java gives us out of the box are massive on the other hand with great power comes great responsibility. Let me point out common mistakes that are made when integrating functional style programming in your every day Java project and how to prevent this. This way you can make better, cleaner and more readable code. But even more important, you will be able to utilize the functional code constructions in Java 9 to it's full potential!.. and maybe, you even start to like it.

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