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Exploring Java 8 Streams

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    Java 8 brought a number of new features to Java, one of those features was the Streams API. This API brought an easy way to create functional style list manipulation elements using a simple API. This is extremely powerful and allows you to create extremely complex interactions with relatively little code.

    For those familiar with C#, the Java Streams API offers a core feature set very similar to what you can do with LINQ. Certain syntactic limitations exist as well as a lack of extension methods to easily expand the system. Java solves these differences in other ways.

    The java Stream javadocs are here:

    Curious about the Reactive Extensions and how they’re different? Check out the video on building Fizz Buzz using JavaRX:


    Sam Wronski
    Sam Wronski
    Maker of things, currently helping build cloud things @ Google. World of Zero is a personal project disconnected from my professional work. Lets make something awesome together!