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Java 8 in Anger

Posted by Trisha Gee  on  Aug 09, 2015

Trisha Gee uses Java 8 streams and lambdas to build an app consuming a real-time feed of high velocity data, using services to make sense of the data, and presenting it in a JavaFX dashboard.


Java for Low Latency - You’ve Got to Be Joking!

Posted by John Davies  on  Aug 02, 2015 1

John Davies walks through and demonstrates how to reduce latency while increasing throughput in applications, with demos using Java 8 and lambdas.


Lambda Mechanics

Posted by Marc Hoffmann  on  Jul 01, 2015

Marc Hoffmann explores the technical details of compiled lambda expressions and method references which come with several performance benefits and could also be used for other JVM languages.


Retro Gaming with Lambdas

Posted by Stephen Chin  on  Oct 09, 2014

Stephen Chin shows how to use lambda in Java to create a video game with JavaFX. Other features covered are: enhanced collections, functional interfaces, simplified event handlers, and the stream API.


The Secrets of LINQ: The Modern Day Houdini

Posted by Brian Korzynski  on  Oct 03, 2014

Brian Korzynski unveils the secrets on LINQ, how it works and the constructs it uses, covering Funcs, Actions, lambdas, and expressions.


Lambdas and Streams in Java 8

Posted by Angelika Langer, Klaus Kreft  on  Jul 30, 2014 3

Angelika Langer, Klaus Kreft discuss using Streams in Java 8: what they are, parallel or sequential execution, intermediate and terminal operations, stateless operations, and fluent programming.


Lambda: A Peek Under the Hood

Posted by Brian Goetz  on  Jul 13, 2014 1

Brian Goetz explains how lambda expressions are implemented using the invokedynamic instruction introduced in Java SE 7.


Lambdas & Streams

Posted by Simon Ritter  on  Apr 06, 2014 3

Simon Ritter discusses the syntax and use of Lambda expressions, focusing on using Streams to greatly simplify the way bulk and aggregate operations are handled in Java.


C++14 Early Thoughts

Posted by Bjarne Stroustrup  on  Oct 10, 2013

Bjarne Stroustrup discusses features that might appear in C++14: braces for copy initialization, return type deduction in functions, generic (polymorphic) lambdas, user-defined literals, etc.


Mary Had a Little Lambda

Posted by Stephen Chin  on  Aug 31, 2013

Stephen Chin explains how to use some of the new lambda-enabled Java 8 APIs: enhanced collections, functional interfaces, and simplified event handlers.


Project Lambda in Java SE 8

Posted by Daniel Smith  on  Mar 28, 2013 1

Daniel Smith details some of the new features prepared for Java 8 by Project Lambda: lambda expressions, default methods, and parallel collections.

Clever, Classless and Free

Posted by Håkan Råberg  on  Jan 25, 2013

Håkan Råberg introduces – an extension adding Lambdas to Java 5 – and shen.clj - used to compile Shen, a LISP variant, to Clojure.

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