Java 8 shipped with new language features and libraries and Spring 4.x is already supporting many of these. Some of the new Java 8 features don’t have an impact on Spring and can just be used as is, while other Java 8 features require Spring to explicitly support them. This article will walk you through the new Java 8 features that are supported by Spring 4.0 and 4.1.
Java 8 ships with loads of new features. This in-depth presentation will get you quickly up to speed with Java 8 Lambda Expressions and the new streams API. Through a series of numerous short examples we will cover what you need to know to get going with Java 8 lambdas and streams.