Its official. Mark Reinhold, the Java platforms Chief Architect, has announced that JDK 8 will arrive 18 March 2014.
Scope of Project Lambda causes slip in complete milestone admits Chief Architect, and Project Lambda will need more time.
Java 8 will bring lambda function and closures to the Java-verse. These tools will revolutionize programming using Java, leading to shorter more declarative code. But how can we prepare ourselves for this? Are closures actually the most important thing for Java ever? Russel Winder has the answers.
Java embedded device plans look to be heading in the right direction for Java 8, with the arrival of two new JSRs
Mark Reinholds forthright explanation of Project Jigsaws delay has failed to quell dissent – but we agree that its probably the right call.
Will there be closures in JDK7? According to David Flanagan, it’s looking highly unlikely. He has posted that, despite a […]