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At first glance, we get excited about lambdas. But soon, as we begin to program in Java 8, we begin to realize that the real power is packed into the streams. This presentation focuses on streams, discusses what they are, and looks at how they differ from the common collections. You will also learn about the usage patterns and the benefits of designing APIs with streams.
Speaker: Venkat Subramaniam
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects. Venkat is a (co)author of multiple books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. His latest book is Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions. You can reach him by email at [masked] or on twitter at @venkat_s.