InfoQ eMag: Java 8
The release of Java 8 was considered a game changer for the Java platform. With new features like lambda expressions, streams, and the new Date and Time APIs, the Java 8 demonstrates that a language can be modernized without compromising stability or backward compatibility. In this eMag we explore some of the important or lesser known features of Java 8, along with a glimpse of how we got here.
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Interview: Neal Gafter Discusses Closures, Language Features and Optional Typing by Ryan Slobojan Posted on Aug 13, 2008 7
Understanding the ActionScript Virtual Machine for Java Developers by Jon Rose Posted on Nov 13, 2007