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Java 8 vs CDI: What are the differences?
What is Java 8? *A development environment for building applications *. It is a revolutionary release of the world’s no 1 development platform. It includes a huge upgrade to the Java programming model and a coordinated evolution of the JVM, Java language, and libraries. Java 8 includes features for productivity, ease of use, improved polyglot programming, security and improved performance.
What is CDI? *A standard dependency injection framework *. It is a standard dependency injection framework included in Java EE 6 and higher. It allows us to manage the lifecycle of stateful components via domain-specific lifecycle contexts and inject components (services) into client objects in a type-safe way.
Java 8 and CDI belong to "Java Tools" category of the tech stack.