Lambda Expressions and Method References

This chapter provides tutorial notes on lambda expressions and method references introduced in Java 8. Topics include lambda expression syntax; method reference syntax; single abstract method interface (functional interface); using lambda expressions in stream pipeline operations.

What Is Lambda Expression?

LambdaCalculator.java - Lambda Expression Example

Lambda Expression Syntax Options

Lambda Expression as Method Reference

Method Reference Example - LambdaMethodRefernce.java

Lambda Expression Stream Pipeline Operations

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows

 Execution Process, Entry Point, Input and Output

 Primitive Data Types and Literals

 Bits, Bytes, Bitwise and Shift Operations

 Managing Bit Strings in Byte Arrays

 Reference Data Types and Variables

 StringBuffer - The String Buffer Class

 System Properties and Runtime Object Methods

 Generic Classes and Parameterized Types

 Generic Methods and Type Inference

Lambda Expressions and Method References

 Execution Threads and Multi-Threading Java Programs

 ThreadGroup Class and "system" ThreadGroup Tree

 Synchronization Technique and Synchronized Code Blocks

 Deadlock Condition Example Programs

 Garbage Collection and the gc() Method

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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