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Excessive lambda usage

Reports if a trivial lambda expression is used in cases in which there's an alternative method that behaves in the same way, but accepts a concrete value instead of a lambda.

This inspection helps simplify the code.


Optional.orElseGet(() -> null)

After the quick-fix is applied:


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This inspection depends on the Java feature 'Lambda expressions' which is available since Java 8.

New in 2017.1


By default bundled with

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin

Java, 241.18072

Last modified: 18 June 2024