Java 8 Comparator examples

In this tutorial we will show you how to use Java 8 Comparator to sort a list with lambdas. Using comparators with lambdas makes your code a lot more concise and easier to read.

Using Comparator before Java 8:

The example below shows the use of a comparator before Java 8 when sorting a list.

Java 8 Comparator with Lambda:

Below is an example of using the Java 8 comparator when sorting a list.

Output:

Running both of the above code samples produces the same output however, as you can see the Java 8 example is a lot more concise and simpler.

In conclusion, I hope you found this post helpful and it has helped you understand how to sort a list using a comparator.

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References:

  1. Java 8 List Documentation

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