Richard is an empirical technologist and solver of deep-dive technical problems. He has professionally worked on static analysis problems, verifying part of a compiler and developing advanced automated bug detection technology. More recently his career has been focussed on data analytics for high performance computing. He is a leader in the London Java Community, sits on their JCP Committee and organises the Adopt-a-JSR programs for Lambdas and Date and Time in Java 8. Richard is also a known conference speaker, having talked at JavaOne, DevoxxUK and JAX London. He obtained a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Warwick where his research focussed on compiler theory.
Webcast: Object Oriented and Functional Programming March 31, 2015
This webcast reveals how functional programming can help viewers implement the SOLID design principles, as well as how a functional mindset is actually advantageous for achieving the holy grail of OOP: Encapsulation.
Webcast: Simplifying Java 8 with Lambdas April 23, 2014
We'll go through a series of code examples, that show how to: use the new lambda expressions feature, write more readable and faster collections processing code using the Streams API, build complex data processing systems with the new collector abstraction...