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Learn Functional Programming Before Java Lambdas, Functional Interfaces

As Java 8 got out-of-door, I wanted to quickly get on board with understanding and writing Lambda expressions and functional interfaces. But it was not easy like previous Java versions. And, the primary reason is the different programming paradigm one needs to understand in order to make use of Java Lambdas and functional interfaces concepts. And, this programming paradigm is functional programming. In one of the pages on functional programming (FP) I came across, it spoke about the change in thinking/mindset one, especially OOP developer, needs to bring in order to do a great job with functional programming. This is primarily because in OOP world, objects are first class citizens …

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