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Tip: Calling Java Methods Using Lambda Expressions

Explore a few expressions for calling Java methods.


To call Java methods using Lambda expressions you can use:

- Car::makeCar //Static method of a class
- Car::drive // Method of an instance
- Car::new //Constructor of a class
- Car::drive // Instance method, but referenced without using an actual instance.


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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