The Java platform is still alive and kicking, and thee new changes in Java 8 allow developers to leverage the platform and the language in a much more efficient way.
This paper provides an overview of the new language features, such as lambda expressions and default methods. Here’s what you’ll learn about by reading:
Lambdas in Java 8: Lambda syntax, SAM types, functional interfaces
Default methods: The what, why, and how
Bulk data operations for Java collections: The new way to express operations for data processing