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Java SE 8 New Features

with David Gassner

Video: Welcome

Take a tour of the new features in Java SE 8, including lambda expressions, the Stream and DateTime APIs, and Nashorn.
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  1. 4m 9s
    1. Welcome
      1m 0s
    2. What you should know before starting this course
      1m 1s
    3. Using the exercise files
      2m 8s
  2. 23m 35s
    1. An overview of the Java SE 8 release
      3m 22s
    2. Installing Java SE 8 on Windows
      7m 26s
    3. Installing Java SE 8 on Mac
      4m 48s
    4. Installing Java SE 8 support for Eclipse
      3m 21s
    5. Configuring Eclipse for Java SE 8
      4m 38s
  3. 49m 10s
    1. Understanding lambda expressions and method references
      5m 23s
    2. Defining and instantiating a functional interface
      7m 54s
    3. Using built-in functional interfaces with lambdas
      8m 47s
    4. Traversing collections with lambda expressions
      4m 1s
    5. Filtering collections with predicate interfaces
      8m 40s
    6. Traversing collections with method references
      6m 45s
    7. Implementing default methods in interfaces
      4m 7s
    8. Implementing static methods in interfaces
      3m 33s
  4. 19m 53s
    1. Traversing collections with streams
      6m 48s
    2. Creating streams from collections and arrays
      3m 39s
    3. Aggregating stream values
      9m 26s
  5. 27m 26s
    1. Calculating time spans with Instant and Duration
      5m 17s
    2. Representing date and time values
      6m 7s
    3. Formatting date and time values
      9m 32s
    4. Supporting time-zone offsets
      6m 30s
  6. 17m 0s
    1. Calling Nashorn from the command line
      7m 28s
    2. Running JavaScript from Java
      5m 15s
    3. Writing JavaScript for Nashorn
      4m 17s
  7. 18m 3s
    1. Joining string values into delimited lists
      8m 23s
    2. Searching text files with streams
      6m 44s
    3. Other new features in Java SE 8
      2m 56s
  8. 1m 15s
    1. Next steps
      1m 15s

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Java SE 8 New Features
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Take a tour of the new features in Java SE 8, the platform designed to support faster and easier Java development. Learn about Project Lambda, a new syntax to support lambda expressions in Java code; the new Stream API for processing collections and managing parallel processing; the DateTime API for representing, managing and calculating date and time values; and Nashorn, a new engine to better support the use of JavaScript code with the Java Virtual Machine. Author David Gassner also covers some lesser-known features such as new methods for joining strings into lists.

Topics include:
  • Installing Java SE 8
  • Working with lambda expressions and method references
  • Traversing collections with streams
  • Calculating timespans with the new DateTime API
  • Running JavaScript from Java with Nashorn


My name is David Gassner and this is Java SE 8 New Features. This course is designed for developers who are already familiar with Java programming and want to learn what's available in this new release. I'll start by showing you how to install the newest version of the Java developer's kit, or JDK, and how to add Java 8 support to Eclipse. Then I'll take you on a tour of the most important new features, starting with Project Lambda.

I'll describe how to use the new Stream API, and use parallel processing on multicore systems. And the new DateTime API that lets you streamline your code and make it more intuitive. And, I'll describe some lesser known new features, such as a new class for joining strings into lists. The features I'll describe in this course let you streamline your code, make it more maintainable, and in some cases, even make it run faster.

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