English | MP4 | 1280x720 | 71 kbps | 44 KHz | 3 hours | 170 Mb
An in-depth look at the new features of Java 8
This is PART 1 of a two part course looking at the new features of Java 8.
In this part, we take an in-depth look at laMbdas and their supporting features; things like functional interfaces and type inference. In the follow up course (PART 2), we look at the remaining features.
After watching this course, you'll
Have an overview of new features in Java 8
Understand laMbdas in-depth, their background, syntax, implementation details and how and when to use them
Understand the difference between functions to classes and why that's relevant to laMbdas
Understand the difference between laMbdas and closures
Appreciate the improvements to type inference that drive a lot of the new features
Be able to use method references and understand scoping and "effectively final"
Understand the differences in bytecode produced when using laMbdas
Be able to reason about exceptions and exception handling best practice when using laMbdasvariables
So whether you're migrating existing Java programs to Java 8 or building applications from scratch, this course will help you start to leverage the power of functional programming on the Java platform.
What are the requirements?
Previous experience with Java (pre Java-8)
An IDE to practice and experiment with the examples
Java Software Development Kit (SDK) available FREE from Oracle
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 19 lectures and 2 hours of content!
A FREE companion eBook to support your study
Get an overview of (almost) all of the new features in Java 8
Gain in-depth understanding of the major new features in Java 8 that you can apply straight away
What is the target audience?
Anyone interested in learning about Java 8
Prior knowledge and experience of pre Java-8 is advantagous
(Buy premium account for maximum speed and resumming ability)