Using Java 8's New Features Training

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Course Description

Java 8 introduces a number of revolutionary capabilities - many of them centered on lambda expressions and functional-style programming. These capabilities add powerful new programming techniques to the language, but also add complexity. This concise course is focused on introducing the new capabilities and how to use them. It includes numerous code examples and programming labs that illustrate all of the new capabilities. The course is hands on, and requires that students be comfortable with writing general Java code at an intermediate level, including the use of interfaces.
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $1090 (US)


Programmers with experience in working with Java and Object - Oriented (OO) programming.

Course Outline

Session 1: 
What's new in Interfaces
Static Methods
Default Methods
Functional Interfaces
Session 2:
Introducing Lambda Expressions
Inner and Anonymous Classes - Uses and Shortcomings
Lambda Expression Overview
Lambda Expressions and Functional Interfaces
Using Lambda Expressions
Working with Method References
Session 3:
The Stream API
What are Streams?
Streams and Collections
Filtering Collections
Chaining and Pipelining
Processing Techniques
Extracting Data
Searching for Data
Performing Calculations
Session 4: 
The Built in Lambda Types
Functional Interfaces in java.util.function
Using Predicate
Using Consumer and Supplier
Using other Lambdas
Session 5:
Parallel Processing / Concurrency
Executing Stream Pipeline in Parallel
Concurrency with Lambdas
Session 6: 
Date/Time API
Overview and Limitations of Previous API
The Date/Time API (JSR 310)
Date-Based and Time-Based Events
Timestamps, Periods, and Durations
Performing Calculations
Localization / Time Zones
Session 7: 
Other Capabilities
Using Optional Instead of null
Nashorn JavaScript Engine
Minor New Features

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