Java 11 and 12 - New Features

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Learn
  • Study type interference and how to work with the var type
  • Understand Class-Data Sharing, its benefits, and limitations
  • Discover platform options to reduce your application’s launch time
  • Improve application performance by switching garbage collectors
  • Get up to date with the new Java release cadence
  • Define and assess decision criteria for migrating to a new version of Java
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With its new six-monthly release cadence, Java is moving forward faster. In addition to planned version releases, a lot of work is currently being undertaken on various Java projects at Oracle. In order to make best use of the new features in their applications and libraries, you must be well-versed with the most recent advancements.

Java 11 and 12 - New Features will take you through the latest developments in Java, right from variable type inference and simplified multithreading through to performance improvements, which are covered in depth to help you make your applications more efficient. This book explains the relevance and applicability of Java's new features, and answers your questions on whether to invest in migrating to new Java versions and when to migrate. You'll also get to grips with platform features, such as AppCDS and new garbage collectors, to tune and optimize your application - from reduced launch time and latency to improved performance and throughput.

By the end of this book, you will be equipped with a thorough understanding of the new features of Java 11, 12, and Project Amber, and possess the skills to apply them with a view to improving your application's performance.

Features
  • Overcome the challenges involved in migrating to new versions of Java
  • Discover how Oracle has bridged the gap between Java and native code
  • Make the best use of new Java features and libraries in your applications
Page Count 242
Course Length 7 hours 15 minutes
ISBN 9781789133271
Date Of Publication 26 Mar 2019

Authors

Mala Gupta

Mala Gupta, a Java champion, works as a developer advocate for JetBrains. The founder of eJavaGuru, she has been actively supporting Java certification as a path to career advancement. Since 2006, she has been coaching students and professionals with a view to achieving success in these certifications.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, her Java books with Manning Publications, USA, are top-rated for Oracle certification around the globe. She has over 18 years of experience in the software industry. Mala has also co-founded KaagZevar, a platform for nurturing creativity as an essential life skill. She co-leads the Delhi Java User Group. As the Director of Women Who Code Delhi, she also drives initiatives for diversity advocacy for Women in Technology.