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What’s new in Java 8 (Part I – JavaFX)

Disclaimer: I do not work for Oracle or represent Oracle in any way. This list of features is not official. This is just part of my research as an “outsider”. Java 8 has become ...
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Optional in Java 8 cheat sheet

java.util.Optional<T> in Java 8 is a poor cousin of scala.Option[T] and Data.Maybe in Haskell. But this doesn’t mean it’s not useful. If this concept is new to you, imagine ...
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Almost named method arguments in JDK 8

Sometimes it would be really nice to have named method parameter in Java, this doesn’t look likely for a long while but there is always another little work around, for example ...
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Testing Java 8 in 3 Easy Steps

tl;dr Use your CI Setup to test Java 8. The upcoming Java 8 release promises a bunch of new feature for Java developers, but there’s always a risk when upgrading that your code ...
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Strategy Pattern using Lambda Expressions in Java 8

Strategy Pattern is one of the patterns from the Design Patterns : Elements of Reusable Object book. The intent of the strategy pattern as stated in the book is: Define a family of ...
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Lambdas: coming to a Java 8 near you!

What are Lambdas? A lambda expression is a type of anonymous function, that can be written inline within a method and used wherever expressions are used. Sometimes you might find them ...
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Java 8 lambda walkthrough

For work I have made a presentation about Java 8 project lambda and of course also some simple code illustrating some of the points. The overall reasons for Java 8 are:More concise ...
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Creating Internal DSLs in Java, Java 8- Adopting Martin Fowler’s approach

Currently I am reading this wonderful book on DSLs- Domain Specific Languages by Martin Fowler. The buzz around the DSLs, around the languages which support creation of DSLs with ease, ...
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Lazy sequences implementation for Java 8

I just published LazySeq library on GitHub – result of my Java 8 experiments recently. I hope you will enjoy it. Even if you don’t find it very useful, it’s still ...
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Java 8: Definitive guide to CompletableFuture

Java 8 is coming so it’s time to study new features. While Java 7 and Java 6 were rather minor releases, version 8 will be a big step forward. Maybe even too big? Today I will ...
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