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
Brian Goetz, Java Language Architect at Oracle, presents a highly technical session at JAX London 2012 on how Lambda expressions will be implemented in Java 8.
In the opening keynote of this weeks JAX London, Java Language Architect Brian Goetz outlined the hows and whys of Java 8s headline feature.
Oracle’s Brian Goetz has posted his thoughts on how lambdas could look in future releases of Java.