Java 8 – List to Map – Concepts, Gotchas and Best practices

Introduction We looked at basic collections based transformations with Java 8 and their benefits in one of the earlier blog post in this series. The intent of this blog is to continue on that journey, and look at one of the other most common and useful transformation usage patterns when working with collections – transforming…

Using Java 8 Lambdas to implement simple transformations – Part 1

If you are not used to functional programming, or have been coding in prior Java versions for a long time now, it is somewhat a mixed feeling when you read about Java 8 Lambda features or when you look at Java 8 code utilising the Lambda feature. Obviously, reading about it makes you feel like you should…