Java 8 Code Swim

October 4, 2016 | 1 minute read
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Are you looking for ways to increase your productivity? There are two sessions from JavaOne this year that will show you how to use lambdas in Java 8. 

Venkat Subramaniam presented one of his famous interactive code sessions: ‘A Few Hidden Treasures in Java 8’ presenting different use cases with lambdas and streams. Here is the breakdown of his one hour session so you can go directly to the section you are most interested in: 

Henri Tremblay shows you everything you need to know about lambdas and functional programming in his ‘Learn Java 8’ tutorial. 

He gives an overview of Java 8 APIs and discusses the Date and Time API and Nashorn. To help you navigate his 1.5 hour tutorial, here is a breakdown of his code examples by topic: 

Learning Resources: 
State of Lambda by Brian Goetz 
Ninja Squad project 
Maurice Naftalin Lambda FAQ  

Yolande Poirier

Yolande Poirier manages the online experience for the world's biggest IT community. She empowers developers to successfully grow their projects, businesses, and careers. Telling the story of how people use technology, she curates technical content, interviews IT professionals around the world, and write blogs about Java technologies and projects. She is a speaker at international conferences and JavaOne Rock Star, this year's track lead of the developer community day and a long time member of @jduchess, a network of women in Java. She manages @Java, a network of over 350,000 developer enthusiasts.


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