In one of my previous posts I was torturing Java™ Records using Lombok. After receiving some really encouraging comments (‘what a sick idea you have, respect!'), delivering a deep-dive talk "Java 15. What’s new and noteworthy", and some discussions on JVM Poland Slack channel, I’ve decided to keep torturing. Sorry ;-)
When explaining Java records online I was asked several times ‘right, what about Lombok?’ In particular this question was ‘if the records are immutable, how are they different from Lombok’s
In the previous post I wrote how to make a record and what is actually the purpose of the records. In this entry I focus on the limitations and abilities of the records.