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Mikalai Zaikin

Mikalai Zaikin is a lead Java developer at IBA Lithuania (part of worldwide IBA Group) and currently located in Vilnius. During his career, Zaikin has helped Oracle with development of Java certification exams, and he has been a technical reviewer of several Java certification books, including three editions of the famous Sun Certified Programmer for Java study guides by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates.

Recent Blogs

Quiz yourself: Public and private classes and the Java Platform ...

JPMS strengthens Java’s encapsulation, making it harder to bypass restrictions.

Quiz yourself: When is a Java object still reachable?

The garbage collector can’t collect an object until it’s no longer available to any live thread.

Quiz yourself: How private is a Java private inner class?

Test your knowledge of the ins and outs of local type inference.

Quiz yourself: Crossing Java’s CyclicBarrier in a multithreaded ...

A CyclicBarrier forces a fixed number of threads to wait until they reach a common execution point.

Quiz yourself: Nested lambdas and Java thunks

What happens when a lambda is inside another lambda?

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