Lambda Expressions in Java 8

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Mike Duigou announced here that the Iteration 1 of Lambda Libraries is complete which includes support for defender methods, enhancement of the collection apis among other changes. also read: Java 8.0 Tutorials Java 7.0 Tutorials New Features in Java 7.0 G1 Garbage Collector in Java 7.0 Before proceeding further its good to read about Functional […]

What are Functional Interfaces and Functional Descriptor?

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There is no Java developer who is not familiar with these Interfaces which contain only one method. If you are not familiar, no worries I will in the course of this article throw some light on such interfaces. also read: Java 8.0 Tutorials Java 7.0 Tutorials New Features in Java 7.0 G1 Garbage Collector in […]

Use of Virtual Extension methods in the Java 8 APIs

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In wrote a bit about Virtual extension methods here and here. I thought of going over this implementation in the JDK, so that it will give us an idea of how these can be applied. also read: Java 8.0 Tutorials Java 7.0 Tutorials New Features in Java 7.0 G1 Garbage Collector in Java 7.0 As […]

Resolution of the invocation of Virtual Extension Methods in Java 8

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There is a list of method resolution approach for virtual extension methods explained here. One of the interesting ones is when a class implements multiple interfaces and say 2 of the interfaces have same method signature but different implementations. also read: Java 8.0 Tutorials Java 7.0 Tutorials New Features in Java 7.0 G1 Garbage Collector […]

Virtual Extension Methods(or Defender Methods) in Java 8

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As part of the JSR-335 (Project Lambda) which adds closure support to Java language, there were quite a few changes in the language to support the use of closures in the existing Java APIs (Collection APIs to a large extent). One such change is the introduction of Virtual Extension Methods. also read: Java 8.0 Tutorials […]

Using Lambda Expressions of Java 8 in Java FX event handlers

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Note: The Project Lambda (JSR-335) to be added in Java 8 is evolving and the sample here is how one can use Lambdas with the current Java8 build downloaded from here. I will try to update the sample if there are any changes in the API in future. also read: Java 8.0 Tutorials Java 7.0 […]