Architects are still designing systems like they did in the ‘70s. This talk isn’t about big, slow data; this talk isn’t about small, fast data. This talk takes a nuanced path through most of the rest which sits somewhere in between, with tradeoffs aplenty.
From the abstract: The big language features for Java SE 8 are lambda expressions (closures) and default methods (formerly called defender methods or virtual extension methods). Adding closures to the language opens up a host of new expressive opportunities for applications and libraries, but how are they implemented? You might assume that lambda expressions are … Read More
Java 8 is a substantial improvement over Java 7. Here are Java developer John Shepard’s top five favorite features.