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Lambda expressions and anonymous classes don’t work when loaded as hidden classes

I am trying to compile and load dynamically generated Java code during runtime. Since both ClassLoader::defineClass and Unsafe::defineAnonymousClass have serious drawbacks in this scenario, I tried using hidden classes via Lookup::defineHiddenClass instead. This works fine for all classes that I tried to load, except for those that call lambda expressions or contain anonymous classes. Calling a lambda expression throws the

What is the Text Blocks (or Multiline Strings) feature in Java?

Locked. There are disputes about this question’s content being resolved at this time. It is not currently accepting new answers or interactions. Java SE 13 introduced Text Blocks (or Multiline Strings) feature. What are its differences and the similarities with the existing string representation? Answer What is a text block? A text block is a multi-line string literal and the