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  • noun computing, programming Automatic boxing (mapping primitive data items to complex objects).

Etymologies

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auto- +‎ boxing

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  • How to run javac 1.5 (or beyond) compiler for JSP compilation in Tomcat 5.5 with generics enabled (and other Java 1.5 only features like autoboxing)

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  • · J2SE 5.0 "Tiger" Language Support - We support the new Java language constructs such as enums, generics, metadata annotations, autoboxing, static imports and others.

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  • The objective of autoboxing is to simplify code and increase readability and, as such, is a welcome addition.

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  • · Moved codebase to minimum of Java 5 for generics/autoboxing

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  • To me this means autoboxing such that you can call a mutating sub with a constant.

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  • This in turn motivated autoboxing, a solution to the syntax problem that I consider to be yet another code smell.

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  • I also wish we'd found some way to make generics work with primitive types, so that we could have avoided autoboxing and auto-unboxing, which have proven bug prone.

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  • The improvements include annotations, generics, enums, autoboxing, variable number of arguments and static imports.

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  • And since C# provides autoboxing, you can assign anything you want to this variable.

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  • And since C# provides autoboxing, you can assign anything you want to this variable.

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