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Java 8 vs JavaCC: 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 JavaCC? A parser generator for use with Java applications. It is the most popular parser generator for use with Java applications. In addition to the parser generator itself, it provides other standard capabilities related to parser generation such as tree building (via a tool called JJTree included with JavaCC), actions and debugging.
Java 8 and JavaCC can be categorized as "Java" tools.