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Monthly Java Meetup: Java 8 Lambdas!

  • Aug 19, 2013 · 6:30 PM
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RSVPs are open! This month's theme: Java 8 Lambdas.

This month our featured speaker will be Timothy Fagan, who will give a presentation on the most eagerly anticipated Java feature since Java 5: Lambdas.  There have been some major changes since early ideas on how Lambdas would look in Java, but now that Java 8 is feature complete, the syntax and APIs are available.  This presentation will teach you everything you need to know to start working with Lambdas in Java 8, so no Java developer should miss it.

Dario Laverde will also do a surprise demo featuring Lambdas.

If anyone would like to do a lightning talks, please contact the organizers or come prepared to speak at the meeting.  We are always open to presentations or demos on anything related to Java (preferably on our theme this month) running anywhere between 5 minutes and an hour, on a first come basis.

A special thanks to PulsePoint for providing a location, pizza and refreshments, and to O'Reilly and Pearson for providing door prizes.

Note: for future reference, we generally meet the 3rd Monday of each month.

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  • Timothy F.

    A number of people asked for the slides and code from this presentation: you may now find the code online at https://github.com/tfagan/lambdas and the slides online at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/10JZQ2RMA8JPDSTYvfQ-lhY5z9PPsqm_0a5HyCHf7ak8/edit#slide=id.g2a98202cc_00.

    Apologies for the delay.

    February 2, 2014

  • Bruce B.

    Couldn't attend.

    if (video.available())
    video.post(PLEASE);
    else
    slides.post();

    August 19, 2013

    • Marc F.

      I would try to explain it but I wouldn't do it any justice. There were so many changes. The big takeaways were the lambda, the for each loop replacing for/while loops, the stream collection (amazing), the ::, iterating through zip files, and the functional interface. He didn't have enough time to explain virtual extensions. Java world has a pretty good explanation.

      August 20, 2013

    • Jeanne

      I blogged about it (http://www.selikoff.n...­). Not as good as being there, but better than nothing. Most of the slides are in the photos.

      1 · August 20, 2013

  • John M.

    Fantastic talk on Java8 Lambdas. Are the slides available for us to download?

    1 · August 19, 2013

    • John M.

      Can we get the demo code as well ?

      August 19, 2013

  • Edgar H.

    Great presentation! Tim's mastery of the subject was sublime.

    1 · August 19, 2013

  • Marc F.

    Very informative. Gave a helpful preview on what to expect.

    1 · August 19, 2013

  • vignesh p.

    Excellent talk... Will the slides be shared

    August 19, 2013

  • Karan K.

    This meetup was very educational! Tim did an excellent job of presenting the new features in Java 8. Thanks Dario, Tim and PulsePoint for hosting! Yay for beer :) ...

    August 19, 2013

  • Gurpreet S.

    Seeking Software Engineer Job and interested in Big Data

    1 · August 19, 2013

    • Jason S.

      "Hiring software engineers and working with big data." Send me a resume :)

      1 · August 19, 2013

  • Manny

    Sorry still at work.

    August 19, 2013

  • Mohit A.

    Yes i would attend

    August 19, 2013

  • Marcello

    I won't be able to attend it. Will a video be available after the talk?

    August 15, 2013

  • Gurpreet S.

    Seeking an Entry level Software Developer/Engineer,
    Java developer Position:
    Looking forward to meet new peoples
    here are my profile links:
    http://gurpreetsinghny.com/
    https://github.com/harry1357931?...

    August 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Darn - I'll be on vacation! Very excited to (finallly) see real functional programming in Java SE.

    August 15, 2013

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