A view to the future after project Lambda has been shared on the Lambda-Dev mailing list, hinting at a more functional Java in future with the possibility of functional types post Java 8.
Oracle has announced the umbrella JSRs for Java 7/8, covering a number of the features known from the earlier Plan B. This includes Project Coin for Java 7 and Project Lambda for Java 8, as well as specific reference to OSGi for the Java 8 modularity JSR. But it also includes fields of use restrictions for the JSR TCK. Read on to find out what's included.