This week’s Java roundup for January 17th, 2021, features news from JDK 17, JDK 18, JDK 19, multiple Spring releases, Payara Platform, Open Liberty 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52-beta, Quarkus 2.6.3.Final, WildFly 26.0.1 and 2022 release plan, Micronaut 3.2.7 and 3.3.0-M1, Hibernate ORM 5.6.4.Final and Hibernate Search 6.1.0-CR1, Liberica JDK 17.0.2, GraalVM 22 and JReleaser 0.10.0 and 1.0.0-M1.
The need to work from home and the inability to freely move around the world has stimulated the development of data security, cloud computing, big data, tools for remote work. The Java language and platform are still in demand and evolving. In this article, Alex Yelenevych is going to talk about what will influence the development of Java in 2022 and what to expect for developers of this language.
In this post, we will discuss the most important feature of Java 8 that is Lambda Expressions. We will learn Lambda Expressions with lots of examples by comparing Java 7 and Java 8 examples.You can download the source code from my GitHub Repository. This blog can also help to migrate from Java 7 to Java 8.
Java provides a new feature called method reference in Java 8. Method reference is used to refer method of the functional interface. It is a compact and easy form of a lambda expression. Each time when you are using a lambda expression to just referring a method, you can replace your lambda expression with method reference.