List/Grid Tag Archives: Java 8

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Java 8 functional interfaces – random musings implementing a Scala type

In one of the assignments of the Functional programming with Scala course a type called Terrain is introduced – Terrain represents a region parts of which are accessible and ...
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Official Eclipse Support for Java(TM) 8

Dani Megert, the project lead for the Java development tools (JDT) project made this announcement earlier today: The Eclipse top-level project is very proud to announce official support ...
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8 new features for Java 8

NOTE: Make sure to also check our detailed tutorial Java 8 Features – The ULTIMATE Guide. Jdk 1.8 aka, Java 8 is launched today meaning that the General Availability release of it ...
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The Optional Type API

Java 8 introduces the Optional class. In a nutshell, instead of returning null, and then checking for null, you return an Optional instance, which can either have or not have a value ...
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5 Features In Java 8 That WILL Change How You Code

Java 8 is packed full of some really exciting features at both the JVM and language level. While some of the features initially envisioned for this release got scoped out or pushed ...
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Happy 8th Birthday Java!

It’s been another longer journey but yesterday, exactly two years, seven months, and eighteen days after the release of Java 7 we now have production-ready builds of Java 8 available ...
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JavaSE 7,8: Determining Views Supported by a Particular File System

If you have questions about a file or a directory, such as whether it is hidden, whether it is a directory, what its size is, and who owns it, you can get answers to those questions ...
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Java EE 8 : What does the community want?

Following the earlier two community surveys, the first announced in December 2013 and the second in January 2014, Oracle calls the enterprise community for a third and final survey ...
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Java 8 Friday Goodies: SQL ResultSet Streams

At Data Geekery, we love Java. And as we’re really into jOOQ’s fluent API and query DSL, we’re absolutely thrilled about what Java 8 will bring to our ecosystem. We have blogged ...
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Java 8 : What do developers think?

Since Java 8 releasement countdown is starting, Java developers seem certainly ready to get involved. According to a survey in Typesafe, 65% of developers who participated answered ...
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