Java 8 Lambda Expressions Example

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This tutorial highlights the benefits and method of using the Lambda expression which is new Java language feature introduced from Java 8. Lambda expressions are used for executing the methods in the functional interfaces. These are very powerful expressions to reduce the code size in the programming languages. But, it is not yet added as […]

Enhanced Collections API in Java 8- Supports Lambda expressions

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Continuing with our exploration of JSR-335 lets look at some of the enhancements to the collections API as part of the Project Lambda effort. A new feature in the language and not supported by the existing API is just not what the programmers would want. And this is what Brian Goetz and his team working […]

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 […]