I was a Lombok doubter. Sure, Lombok will remove the need for common boiler plate code, but IDEs generate getters, setters, equals, hashCode, and toString with ease. How much work could Lombok really save?

It turns out that the answer is “a lot.” Using Lombok allows you to write clearer, more resilient code faster. Come find out all the ways that ways Lombok can help you.


Seth Kraut has over 20 years of programming experience. His passion is developing clean abstractions that simplify code. Seth has a BS in Computer Science and an MBA from the Ohio State University. In his free time, he tries to keep up with his young kids. You can reach him by email at seth@sethkraut.com or on twitter at @sethkraut. He’s always happy to talk technology