Informal talks with colleagues around the coffee machine are a great way to improve your developer skills. Most of the time, people don’t agree and that’s a good way to learn about thinking in context. One of the latest subject was about the Event Bus. Though no Android developer, I’m part of a Mobile team that uses an Event Bus to dispatch events among the different components of the application. Amazingly enough, one team member 'doesn’t like Event Bus'.
Google Guava is an useful library that offers many different but unrelated features: For my Vaadin projects, I like using Event Bus to promote loose coupling along my componentsGuava offers Functional oriented collections handlingThere’s a lightweight Cache implementationetc. However, this article is not about those features but about offering a single heavyweight Uber JAR for all. From Google’s point-of-view, providing an Uber library for all projects makes sense: 'Hey guys, just a