Java Magazine: Java SE 8
By Tori Wieldt-Oracle on Mar 25, 2014
The March/April issue of Java Magazine jam-packed with information to get you started with Java SE 8, a revolutionary release of the world’s #1 development platform.
The biggest change in Java SE 8—what some have called the most significant upgrade to the Java programming language ever—is lambda expressions, or closures. “Lambda expressions are anonymous methods that provide developers with a simple and compact means for representing behavior as data,” explains Brian Goetz, Java language architect at Oracle. “In a few years, developers will wonder how they ever lived without [them].”