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What's New in Java 8: Lambdas

Video Description

An in-depth look at the new features of Java 8

About This Video

  • an overview of new features in Java 8

  • Understand lambdas in-depth, their background, syntax, implementation details and how and when to use them

  • In Detail

    In this part, we take an in-depth look at lambdas and their supporting features; things like functional interfaces and type inference. In the follow up course (PART 2), we look at the remaining features.After watching this course, you'llHave an overview of new features in Java 8Understand lambdas in-depth, their background, syntax, implementation details and how and when to use themUnderstand the difference between functions to classes and why that's relevant to lambdasUnderstand the difference between lambdas and closuresAppreciate the improvements to type inference that drive a lot of the new featuresBe able to use method references and understand scoping and ""effectively final""Understand the differences in bytecode produced when using lambdasBe able to reason about exceptions and exception handling best practice when using lambdasvariablesSo whether you're migrating existing Java programs to Java 8 or building applications from scratch, this course will help you start to leverage the power of functional programming on the Java platform.