Generate Prime Numbers in Java 8 using Streams

In this post, we will see how to generate prime numbers using Java 8 Streams API?”.

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In this tutorial, we are going to cover below topics:

  1. what is Prime Number?
  2. How to generate Prime Numbers using Java 8 Streams?

 

Let’s begin:

1. What is Prime Number?

As per wiki, “A Prime number is a natural number greater than 1 that cannot be formed by multiplying two smaller natural numbers”.

          OR

“A prime number is a whole number greater than 1 whose only factors are 1 and itself”.

Example: 5 is a prime number because 5 is greater than 1 and it can only be divided by 1 and 5.

2. How to generate Prime Number using Java 8 Streams?

 

Output:

 

That’s it, Java 8 Streams API is so powerful and notice how easily it simplified the way of generating the Prime numbers.

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