Iced Tea in Crete 2012:Collections and Lambdas in Java 8

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Collections and Lambdas in Java 8
Convenor: Ignasi and Kon
  • Kon
  • Tassos
  • Michael
  • Ignasi
  • ...

Java Collections present several problems that could be improved. In some occasions they have been improved in 3rd party libraries:

  • Lack of Lambas (to be addressed in Java 8)
  • awful to construct
  • hard to pipe/stream together a complex transformation.

Recommendations go here

  • prefer Streaming/Iterating over methods that pass Collections<T> back and forth.
  • try Goldman Sachs Collections for some functional-like features
  • try Guava to gain some easier methods to build collections
  • ...