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Functional Features of Java8

Did you know that Java will soon have it's syntax expanded to allow you to pass code blocks to functions (lambdas)?  It's true!  And guess what? Binary Compatible with older versions of Java.  Very cool.

I'll take you guys on a tour of the new syntax, and how it actually works in behind the scenes.  I'll also give you a comparison between how Java & Scala does their lambdas.

P.S. I might also dive into some of the non-functional syntax changes brought about by Java7 as well.

Hope to see you there!

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  • Val B.

    Good presentation. I felt that it covered all the important points and answered all my questions.

    June 14, 2012

  • Wayne I.

    Thanks for preparing the presentation. The examples were easy to follow and understand.

    June 14, 2012

  • Sean K.

    Lots of exciting features coming in 8. Can't wait to use them!

    June 14, 2012

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