While Java 8's updated default methods, parallel streams, and functional interfaces bring more function and flexibility to the Java platform, some developers note that change doesn't come without a price.
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Java 8's lambda expressions make building multicore applications a reality for Java programmers, who can now access multicore support directly from the JDK libraries. The change may be late in coming, but better late than never.