[JMS_SPEC-118] MessageListeners should be as simple as lambda expressions Created: 21/Mar/13  Updated: 10/May/13

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Type: Improvement Priority: Major
Reporter: John D. Ament Assignee: Unassigned
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Tags: jms21-forreview-minor


It should be possible to define a lambda expression as a message listener, to avoid needing to implement the interface.

This of course would require using Java SE 8 in the runtime of a JMS provider.

Comment by Nigel Deakin [ 21/Mar/13 ]

Can you please say a bit more about what you have in mind?

javax.jms.MessageListener is a "functional interface" (with only one abstract method) so (if you're using Java SE 8) so even using the existing API you could specify a lambda expression instead of supplying a MessageListener implementation:

   m -> {String payload=m.getBody(string.class);
         System.out.println("Received message:"+payload);}
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