Java 8 Features: Streams, Lambdas, and More

Java 8, released in 2014, brought several new features to increase developer productivity and improve Java application performance. Notable additions include lambda expressions for cleaner code, a new Streams API for functional data processing, and a new Date and Time API. Java 8 also enhanced the concurrency API, improved garbage collection, and JavaScript runtime. Overall, Java 8 remains widely used due to its powerful features and performance improvements.

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