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Java 9: Building Robust Modular Applications by Jason Lee, Peter Verhas, Dr. Edward Lavieri

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Ceylon

Ceylon, a language sponsored by Red Hat, first appeared around 2011. Led by Gavin King of the Hibernate and Seam Framework fame, the team set out to solve, at a language and library level, some of the pain points they had experienced over the years in developing their own frameworks and libraries. While they confess to being unapologetic fans of the Java language, they also readily acknowledge that the language is not perfect, especially with regard to some of the standard libraries, and aim to fix those flaws in Ceylon. The goals of the language include readability, predictability, toolability, modularity, and metaprogrammability (https://ceylon-lang.org/blog/2012/01/10/goals).

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