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Learning Java Functional Programming by Richard M Reese

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Preface

With the introduction of Java 8, many functional programming techniques have been added to the language. However, functional programming may seem unfamiliar to developers who are used to using imperative and object-oriented techniques. The new additions to Java 8 offer the opportunity to develop more maintainable and robust applications than that offered by earlier versions of Java.

The goal of this book is to introduce functional programming techniques to developers who are not familiar with this technology. You will be guided through the use of functional programming techniques with the help of numerous examples. Older imperative and object-oriented approaches will be illustrated and contrasted with equivalent functional programming solutions. ...

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