Tag Archives: Java8

Spring Boot Application and Tomcat error: A child container failed during start

I was attempting to create my first Spring Boot web application this afternoon by following the Spring Boot Getting Started Tutorial on spring.io, yet attempting to do the steps in Eclipse Luna with Java 8 and an embedded Tomcat 7 server. … Continue reading

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My Presentation at the Twin Cities Java User Group

This week I gave a presentation titled “What’s New in Java 8” at the November meeting of the Twin Cities Java User Group (TCJUG). Topics covered include: Interfaces – static and default methods Lambdas Functional Programming Streams API New java.time … Continue reading

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Java 8 Streams.max() and Streams.min() example

I have been playing around with the new Stream interface in Java 8 and struggled briefly with the max() and min() methods.  Here is some example code I wrote for how to use the method max() from the Stream class.  The min() … Continue reading

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