> I guess what I'm trying to say is it would be great if the language was informed a bit more with what's going on in the dynamic languages space like Go has been. I like how Python is about as clear as Java code is, but it's always seemed a little more quick and breezy to work with. This is something I think Go got right and it'd be great if Java sort of caught onto this.
Java has caught on to this, and a number of the new JDK 8 features reflect this (lambdas and everything related to them, default methods for interfaces, etc.) But Java isn't as unconstrained as a new language like Go is, because its got to support a huge stack of established code as well as making things more streamlined for new code.