The JDK 8 developer preview is available. You can download the early access release from here. Some of the JEP’s (JDK Enhancement Proposal) which are going to be delivered as part of JDK 8 is given below.
- Lambda Expressions & Virtual Extension Methods
- Parallel Array Sorting
- Bulk Data Operations for Collections
- Date & Time API
- JDBC 4.2
- Optimize java.text.DecimalFormat.format
- HTTP URL Permissions
The entire JEP’s list is available here. In the coming articles, we will see some of the features in detail.