Java 8 Lambdas. 25 reviews. by Richard Warburton. Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc. Release Date: March ISBN: View table of contents. Exercises and Answers for Java 8 Lambdas book. Contribute to RichardWarburton/javalambdas-exercises development by creating an account on GitHub. Lambdas: Myths and. Mistakes by Richard Warburton Intro to Lambda Expressions. Beyond the Myths. Functional Expressions are coming in Java 8!.

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Jerome rated it really liked it Rochard 09, The book, besides a lot of good examples and concept explanations, contains, to my surprise, very, very good chapter on concurrency, describing a high-order functions approach to write non-blocking code in a way similar to Streams API.

However book contains several typos and even code javz that do not hold to Java stream library contract i. You’ll learn through code examples, exercises, and fluid explanations how these anonymous functions will help you write simple, clean, library-level code that jaba business problems.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. What I really liked are the chapters about Completable Futures and Parallelism. The book is well structured and balanced but fails to provide a sound introduction to the basic concepts and only sketches the surface of advanced topics.

Good book, short, concise and to the point.

It can have more information on Data Parallelism, but owing to Conciseness being its native attribute, wwrburton think it is justified In particular, the details about parallel and performance could lead to assumptions about easy payoffs from simply making stream operations parallel. Feb 06, Wangyiran rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Some parts are only sketched and discussed briefly omitting important details. If you’re looking for a single-serving introduction to Java 8 Lambdas, I don’t think you’ll find one better than this.

Ruslan rated it it was amazing Feb 07, The attitude of the prose is helpful, conspiratorial and confident. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on warburtpn book pages to help you find your new favourite book. That’s where I’m coming from. More recently his career has been focussed on data analytics for wqrburton performance computing. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?

Coverage includes introductory syntax for lambda expressions, method references that allow you to reuse existing named methods from your codebase, and the collection library in Java 8. Open Preview See a Problem?

The first chapters guide the reader in the discovery of lambda expressions and streams. Books by Richard Warburton. Want to Read saving…. Lambda expressions are a fairly simple change to Java, and the first part of the book shows you how to use them properly.

Java 8 Lambdas: Pragmatic Functional Programming

Martin rated it liked it Jul 14, Jeremy Hettenhouser rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Apr 18, Xanan rated it liked it. Pragmatic Functional Programming by Richard Warburton.

Provided material is useful and helps to start using Java 8 features quickly. Description If you’re a developer with core Java Wagburton skills, this hands-on book takes you through the language changes in Java 8 triggered by the addition of lambda expressions. Just a richqrd while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Best Books of Boguslaw Mista rated it it was amazing Feb 10, The author also gives suggestions llambdas when to and not to use lambdas and when parallelizing code with streams can affect performance.


A quick introduction to lambdas in Java 8. A concise book lqmbdas subject but does not lack any valuable aspect of Lambdas. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Great book on a narrow topic. The book is exactly as long as it needs to be. If one’s familiar with lambdas in Java 8 – the first part of the book would be not very useful.

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I truly recommend this book if you’re interested in learning Java 8 lambda expressions clearly. Later chapters show you how lambda warbugton help you improve performance with parallelism, write simpler concurrent code, and model your domain more accurately, including building better DSLs.

Lambdas If you’re an experienced Java programmer, Java 8 Lambdas shows you how to make use of your existing skills to adapt their thinking and your codebase to use lambda expressions properly. Does lambdas really well.