Many articles have been written about JSR 335 aka Lambda Expressions for the JavaTM Programming Language but I like to try new things out for myself and that’s why I’d like to share my snippets here.
Posts Tagged ‘functional’
Functional programming is a trending topic these days and a lot of Java programmers are hot for the features that modern functional programming languages might offer.
Waiting for Java 8 and native closure support is a nice thing but for now we’re going to take a look at several Java frameworks that are trying to implement typical structures from those functional languages where possible using the capabilities of the Java language to emulate elements like higher-order-functions, closures, options and others …
Having just returned from the Atlassian Camp 2012 I just toyed around with Java and Scala and wanted to share the following snippet that demonstrates how to mix code from both languages in a Maven project using the maven-scala-plugin.