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Recorded at SpringOne Platform 2016. Speaker: Simon Ritter, Azul Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/SpringCentral/jdk8-lessons-learnt-with-lambdas-and-streams
Lambda expressions and the streams API add a more functional style of programming to Java; something developers have not really had in the past.
This session will start with a short summary of the key features of both Lambda expressions and streams before moving on to some real world examples of how to use them effectively, including a number of lessons learnt from trying to apply an imperative style of programming when it should have been functional.
We'll finish off with a quick look at some of the ideas for improvements to streams in JDK 9.