Introduction to Java 8

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The Functional Features of Java8

Java 8 was a major release in terms of language and APIs. The language includes several ideas from functional programming like behavior parameterization, passing lambda expression as methods, processing data with stream pipelines etc.

The following presentation describes the functional programming add on in Java 8. We will be introducing the lambda expression, Functional Interfaces, Default methods and Stream API in Java 8.

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Java 8 In Action – Book by: Mario-Fusco,Alan Mycroft, Raoul-Gabriel Urma.


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Manish Mishra is Lead Software Consultant, with experience of more than 7 years. His primary development technology was Java. He fell for Scala language and found it innovative and interesting language and fun to code with. He has also co-authored a journal paper titled: Economy Driven Real Time Deadline Based Scheduling. His interests include: learning cloud computing products and technologies, algorithm designing. He finds Books and literature as favorite companions in solitude. He likes stories, Spiritual Fictions and Time Traveling fictions as his favorites.

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