Java 8 : A sneek preview!!


Wise Old Owl
Java 8 is trying to "innovate," . This means stealing a lot of things that have typically been handled by other frameworks and languages, then incorporating them into the language or runtime (aka standardization). Ahead of the next release, the Java community is talking about Project Lambda, streams, functional interfaces, and all sorts of other goodies. So let's dive into what's great -- and what we can hate.

The changes to collections are driving a lot of the other changes in the language. The main component of making those collections better is a new collection called a "stream." This is not to be confused with package's InputStream and OutputStream -- it's a separate concept altogether.

Read the entire article here : Love and hate for Java 8 - JavaWorld

So there are plenty of new changes!!!
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