Idea to Java ArrayLists

Stuart Marks stuart.marks at
Fri Jul 17 01:16:25 UTC 2015

On 7/9/15 9:21 AM, Remi Forax wrote:
> There is an open bug to add a bunch of static methods 'of' to do something
> similar to what you want,
> this is something that a lot of people will like to have and i hope that this
> can be integrated in 9.

Hi Remi,

Thanks for mentioning this. The main JEP for this effort is

Although this hasn't been updated in some time, I'm intending to return to this 
in the near future with an eye toward integrating it into JDK 9.

The JEP says that we "might" also include static factory methods for the most 
common concrete collections. The current thinking is now that we will definitely 
include them.


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