Java 8 has a whole new library for dates and times in the package java.time which is very welcome thing to anyone who has had to use JodaTime before or hassle with making it's own date processing ...
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? ...
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 ...
I have been trying to understand why the JDK 8 Lambda Expert Group (EG) decided not to include a new function type into the Java programming language. Going over the mailing list I found a thread ...
The following Scala code works and can be passed to a Java method expecting a function. Is there a cleaner way to do this? Here's my first pass: val plusOne = new ...
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 ...
link : http://download.java.net/jdk8/docs/api/java/lang/annotation/Native.html In Java 8, there will be @Native annotations. Indicates that a field defining a constant value may be referenced ...