Mastering Lambdas

Mastering Lambdas

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.The Definitive Guide to Lambda ExpressionsMastering Lambdas: Java Programming in a Multicore World describes how the lambda-related features of Java SE 8 will enable Java to meet the challenges of next-generation parallel hardware architectures. The bookexplains how to write lambdas, and how to use them in streams and in collection processing, providing code examples throughout. You'll learn how to use lambda expressions to take full advantage of performanceimprovements provided by today's multicore hardware. This Oracle Press book covers:

Why lambdas were needed, and how they will change Javaprogramming
Syntax of lambda expressions
The basic operation of streams and pipelines
Using collectors and reduction to end pipelines
Creating streams
Spliterators, the fork/join framework, and exceptions
Examining stream performance with microbenchmarking
API evolution using default methods
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 188 x 231 x 13mm | 371g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 32 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071829628
  • 9780071829625
  • 611,360

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Taking Java to the Next Level
Chapter 2. The Basics of Java Lambda Expressions
Chapter 3. Introduction to Streams and Pipelines
Chapter 4. Ending Streams: Collection and Reduction
Chapter 5. Starting Streams: Sources and Spliterators
Chapter 6. Stream Performance
Chapter 7. API Evolution with Default Methods
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About Maurice Naftalin

Maurice Naftalin has over 30 years experience in IT as a developer, designer, architect, manager, teacher and author. Naftalin, a certified Java Programmer, has worked in every release of Java to date. His experience in Java and business give him a unique perspective on the fundamental change that comes with introducing Lambda expressions in Java SE 8. Naftalin is a frequent presenter at conferences worldwide, including the annual JavaOne. He runs a popular tutorial site in collaboration with Oracles development team,, focused on the new language features in Java 8.
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