An Overview of using lambda expressions in JDK7

Here is a quick and intuitive introduction to using lambdas with some practical and simple examples what using functions in Java might be like.  

Strongly Typed, Loosely Coupled: Lambdas in Java Preview – Part 1: The Basics

As announced at Devoxx last year, closures (or better lambda expressions) will (probably) be added to JDK7. The team of project lambda has checked in initial parts of the implementation into the OpenJDK repositories. This is the first part (see part 2) in a series of blog posts giving some practical examples of lambdas, how functional programming in Java could look like and how lambdas could affect some of the well known libraries in Java land.

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Published in: on July 14, 2010 at 8:52 pm  Leave a Comment  

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