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fiallega (9) [Avatar] Offline
#1
On page 152, under the tip, it says
"Whenever you see the curly braces of a closure, think: new Closure(){}."

It is confusing to me. Closure is an abstract class so the new Closure(){} was not meant literally.
What did really mean? Can you give example? (I think it will be useful to others reading the book)
Mittie (397) [Avatar] Offline
#2
Re: new Closure()
well, yes, it is a rule of thumb and not meant literally. I guess we should be more explicit about that.
The point is to recognize that a new object, the Closure, is instantiated here.

Thanks for posting
Dierk