I appreciate a lot the new Java 8 features about lambdas and default methods interfaces. Yet, I still get bored with checked exceptions. For instance, if I just want to list all the visible fields of ...
Is the introduction of the new lambda notation (see e.g. this article) in Java 8 going to require some kind of type inference? If so, how will the new type system impact the Java language as a whole?
When using the new Java8 streams api to find one specific element in a collection, I write code like this: String theFirstString = myCollection.stream() .findFirst() .get()...
In Java 8's java.util.function package, we have: Function: Takes one argument, produces one result. Consumer: Takes one argument, produces nothing. Supplier: Takes no argument, produces one result. ....
This post describes a new feature in Java 8 called virtual extension methods (formerly called default methods, or defender methods). In the example provided, an interface has one method, which is ...