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Java Language Features: With Modules, Streams, Threads, I/O, and Lambda Expressions by Kishori Sharan

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© Kishori Sharan 2018
Kishori SharanJava Language Featureshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3348-1_5

5. Lambda Expressions

Kishori Sharan
(1)
Montgomery, Alabama, USA
 
In this chapter, you will learn:
  • What lambda expressions are
  • Why we need lambda expressions
  • The syntax for defining lambda expressions
  • Target typing for lambda expressions
  • Commonly used built-in functional interfaces
  • Method and constructor references
  • Lexical scoping of lambda expressions
All example programs in this chapter are a member of a jdojo.lambda module , as declared in Listing 5-1.
// module-info.java
module jdojo.lambda {
    exports com.jdojo.lambda;
}
Listing 5-1.
The Declaration of a jdojo.lambda Module

What Is a Lambda Expression?

A lambda expression is an unnamed block of code ...

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