Java 8 lambdas and the new Streams API simplify common idiomatic constructs. In this article we investigate some common use cases in financial services and how they are easily solved with lambdas and Java 8's new Stream API.
Java 8 was released in March 2014 and introduced lambda expressions as its flagship feature. This article sheds light on how Java 8 lambda expressions and method references are implemented under the hood, and looks at the generated bytecode and performance implications.
Scala 2.12 will require a Java 8 or above JVM to run. This release, scheduled for release in early 2016, will not run on any JVM before version 8.
In this article Tal Weiss focuses on some lesser known API's in the new Java 8. 6