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Java 8 New Features: A Practical Heads-Up Guide

Are you are worried you are missing out on the latest version of Java? When you hear a term such as lambda expressions – do you wonder what you are neglecting? If so, Java 8 New Features will squash your concerns and deliver a quick and easy-to-understand guide to whats new in Java 8.

The latest version of Java offers numerous improvements and new features to better utilize Java. Streams, for example, supports a fluent approach to problem solving and lets the developer take advantage of concurrency with minimal effort, whilst Lambda Expressions offer new ways of expressing a solution that brings efficiency and succinct programming.

About This Java 8 book

Java 8 New Features is a concise new book filled with code examples and best practice.

In the book, you will:

> Learn how interface enhancements – such as default methods – affect new additions to Java 8 and their impact on multiple inheritance between interfaces

> Use lambda expressions to simplify solutions to development problems

> Discover how the new Stream interface supports query type problems

> Explore the new support for concurrent processing including that supported by Streams

> Find out why the new date and time enhancements make working with time so much easier than it used to be

> Includes information on the Nashorn JavaScript Engine, File IO Enhancements, and Project Jigsaw 

Who this book is for

This book is intended for Java developers who are familiar with Java 7 (and earlier) and who want to get up-to-speed, quickly, on the new features found in Java 8.

About The Author

Richard Reese is an acclaimed author who has written several Java and C books, bringing a focused and easy-to-follow approach to learning. He currently teaches at Tarleton State University.

Richard is also a co-author on: jMonkeyEngine 3.0 Game Development: A Practical Guide

Authors: Richard Reese

Published May 15th, 2014 | 198 pages (paperback) $19.99 | eBook $9.99 | ISBN: 978-0992910570

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