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Offline princec

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« Reply #30 - Posted 2014-03-19 11:32:56 »

... 6% still on XP. Safely ignored for commercial purposes then. Hurrah!

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Offline Jacob Pickens
« Reply #31 - Posted 2014-03-19 11:52:06 »

I doubt I will download it. Tongue I'm scared of new things. Does it greatly change the syntax from Java 7?

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Offline Jacob Pickens
« Reply #32 - Posted 2014-03-19 11:58:22 »

I just downloaded it... I'm so ashamed.

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« Reply #33 - Posted 2014-03-19 12:12:12 »

I doubt I will download it. Tongue I'm scared of new things. Does it greatly change the syntax from Java 7?
No, the syntax for existing code remains the same. But lots of new code will start using "lambda" expressions and that looks weird and alien and will require quite a bit of brain reprogramming until it's second nature. A bit like generics did.

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Offline Roquen
« Reply #34 - Posted 2014-03-19 12:28:53 »

On XP.  It mostly like means they're not officially supporting it and not that it won't run.
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