Joana Socrates is a Software Engineer at Ocado Technology, working on ever-evolving, cutting-edge technology. She is a PhD in computer architecture and in computer engineering. Currently based in Barcelona, she has been through pain and glory developing in Java since 2011 and never stopped loving it.
Java 8 core features: Lambda expressions and Streams API have been widely adopted and popular since their launch. They promote benefits like: conciseness, readability, code reuse and less error prone. Even though they are embraced by the community, many developers are not familiar with under the hood aspects of these syntactic sugar, neither performance considerations involved.