Java 8 Features – An Introduction
Java has evolved over the years and Java 8 has brought major changes to the language and also added more features when compared to the other java versions.
Java 8 is now not just an object oriented language, it also supports functional style programming. Introduction of Lambda expressions, method references which allow behavior parameterization has helped the goal to achieve parallel processing leveraging the multicore processor architectures.
With the growing demands for applications to process huge data, Java Streams API introduced in Java 8 immensely helps in processing data in parallel and taking out the hassle of writing complex multi threaded code and concurrency API.
In this video tutorial we will discuss about the features introduced, language changes and understand why have had to evolve.