A selection of resources for Java 8 adopters, with a special focus on lambdas and the new Date-Time APIs, as well as some other handy bits.
Typesafe’s Jonas Bonér explains why the Reactive Manifesto is key for the for the future of high quality development – and why its good news for Java devs.
Lambdas are coming to Java 8, and Jamie Allen, Director of Consulting at Typesafe will tell you what you need to know about them in this presentation from JAXConf 2013. Many Java developers may not have experienced lambdas before, and might not realize the costs an pitfalls associated with this style of programming. Jamie will discuss many of the issues of using lambdas in Java, as well as Scala, and how you can avoid them. He’ll also bring you up to speed on concepts such as closures, higher order functions and Eta expansion. Filmed by Marakana – www.marakana.com