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JavaFX Essentials by Mohamed Taman

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Java SE 8 features

We will scratch the surface of Java SE 8 to understand two of the most important features – lambda or lambda expressions and functional interfaces, which make the lambdas available to us, to help write better, concise, and low-boilerplate JavaFX 8 code. However, keep in mind that we will not address every lambda detail in this book, as this is not a Java SE 8 book.

Note

To get a better idea of Java's lambda roadmap, visit the following official tutorial: http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/java/javaOO/lambdaexpressions.html.

Lambda expressions

The primary goal of project lambda in the Java language is to address the lack of functional programming and provide a way to do functional programming easily by creating anonymous (unnamed) ...

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