Java 9: Building Robust Modular Applications

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Learn
  • Package Java applications as modules using the Java Platform Module System
  • Implement process management in Java using the all-new process handling API
  • Integrate your applications with third-party services in the cloud
  • Interact with mail servers, using JavaMail to build an application that filters spam messages
  • Use JavaFX to build rich GUI-based applications, which are an essential element of application development
  • Leverage the possibilities provided by the newly introduced Java shell
  • Test your application's effectiveness with the JVM harness
  • See how Java 9 provides support for the HTTP 2.0 standard
About

Java 9 and its new features add to the richness of the language; Java is one of the languages most used by developers to build robust software applications. Java 9 comes with a special emphasis on modularity with its integration with Jigsaw. This course is your one-stop guide to mastering the language.

You'll be provided with an overview and explanation of the new features introduced in Java 9 and the importance of the new APIs and enhancements. Some new features of Java 9 are ground-breaking; if you are an experienced programmer, you will be able to make your enterprise applications leaner by learning these new features. You'll be provided with practical guidance in applying your newly acquired knowledge of Java 9 and further information on future developments of the Java platform. This course will improve your productivity, making your applications faster. Next, you'll go on to implement everything you've learned by building 10 cool projects. You will learn to build an email filter that separates spam messages from all your inboxes, a social media aggregator app that will help you efficiently track various feeds, and a microservice for a client/server note application, to name just a few.

By the end of this course, you will be well acquainted with Java 9 features and able to build your own applications and projects.

This Learning Path contains the best content from the following two recently published Packt products:
• Mastering Java 9
• Java 9 Programming Blueprints

Features
  • Take advantage of Java's new modularity features to write real-world applications that solve a variety of problems
  • Explore the major concepts introduced with Java 9, including modular programming, HTTP 2.0, API changes, and more
  • Get to grips with tools, techniques and best practices to enhance application development
Page Count 910
Course Length 27 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781788832823
Date Of Publication 12 Apr 2018

Authors

Dr. Edward Lavieri

Dr. Edward Lavieri is a veteran software engineer and developer with a strong academic background. He earned a Doctorate of Computer Science from Colorado Technical University, an MS in Management Information Systems (Bowie State University), an MS in Education (Capella University), and an MS in Operations Management (University of Arkansas). He has been creating and teaching computer science courses since 2002. Edward retired from the U.S. Navy as a Command Master Chief after 25 years of active service. He is the founder and creative director of three19, a software design and development studio. Edward has authored more than a dozen technology books, including several on Java.

Peter Verhas

Peter Verhas is a senior software engineer and software architect with an electrical engineering and economics background from TU Budapest (MsC) and PTE Hungary (MBA), and he also studied at TU Delft and TU Vienna. He created his first programs in 1979, and since then he has authored several open source programs. He has worked in several positions in the telecommunications and finance industries.

Peter works for EPAM Systems in Switzerland, participating in software development projects at various customer sites, and he supports talent acquisition by interviewing candidates, running training programs for developers, and internal mentoring programs. He regularly talks at various international conferences.

Jason Lee

Jason Lee has been writing software professionally for over 20 years, but his love for computers started over a decade earlier, in the fourth grade, when his dad brought home a Commodore 64. He has been working with Java for almost his entire career, with the last 12+ years focused primarily on Enterprise Java. He has written in-house web applications and libraries, and also worked on large, more public projects, such as the JavaServer Faces reference implementation Mojarra, GlassFish, and WebLogic Server.

Jason is currently the President of the Oklahoma City Java Users Group, and is an occasional speaker at conferences. Ever the technology enthusiast, his current interests include cloud computing, mobile development, and emerging JVM languages.

Apart from work, Jason enjoys spending time with his wife, Angela, and his two sons, Andrew and Noah. He is active in the music ministry of his local church, and enjoys reading, running, martial arts, and playing his bass guitar.