Chapter 16. Conclusions and where next for Java
This chapter covers
- New Java 8 features and their evolutionary effect on programming style
- A few unfinished-business ideas started by Java 8
- What Java 9 and Java 10 might bring
We covered a lot of material in this book, and we hope you now feel that you’re ready to start using the new Java 8 features in your own code, perhaps building on our examples and quizzes. In this chapter we review the journey of learning about Java 8 and the gentle push toward functional-style programming. In addition, we speculate on what future enhancements and great new features may be in Java’s pipeline beyond Java 8.
16.1. Review of Java 8 features
A good way to help you understand Java 8 as a practical, useful ...