Java.next, Overcome synonym suffering

Recognize similar functional constructs across the Java.net languages

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Neal Ford

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: January 28, 2014

The previous Java.next installment ("Functional coding styles") compared and contrasted functional coding styles in Scala, Groovy, and Clojure. In this article, series author Neal Ford delves more deeply into the filter, map, and reduce functions in the Java.next languages. A series of short coding examples help you to sort out the somewhat confusing differences in how the three languages name these key functional constructs.

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