Java: High-Performance Apps with Java 9

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  • Familiarize with modular development and its impact on performance
  • Learn various string-related performance improvements, including compact string and modify string concatenation
  • Explore various underlying compiler improvements, such as tiered attribution and Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation
  • Learn security manager improvements
  • Understand enhancements in graphics rasterizers
  • Use of command-line tools to speed up application development
  • Learn how to implement multithreading and reactive programming
  • Build microservices in Java 9
  • Implement APIs to improve application code

Java 9 which is one of the most popular application development languages. The latest released version Java 9 comes with a host of new features and new APIs with lots of ready to use components to build efficient and scalable applications. Streams, parallel and asynchronous processing, multithreading, JSON support, reactive programming, and microservices comprise the hallmark of modern programming and are now fully integrated into the JDK.

This book focuses on providing quick, practical solutions to enhance your application's performance. You will explore the new features, APIs, and various tools added in Java 9 that help to speed up the development process. You will learn about jshell, Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation, and the basic threads related topics including sizing and synchronization. You will also explore various strategies for building microservices including container-less, self-contained, and in-container.

This book is ideal for developers who would like to build reliable and high-performance applications with Java.

This book is embedded with useful assessments that will help you revise the concepts you have learned in this book.

  • Tackle all kinds of performance-related issues and streamline your development
  • Dive into the new features of Java 9
  • Implement highly efficient and reliable codes with the help of new APIs of Java
  • Embedded with assessments that will help you revise the concepts you have learned in this book
Page Count 194
Course Length 5 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781789130515
Date Of Publication 13 Mar 2018


Mayur Ramgir

Mayur Ramgir has more than 16 years of experience in the software industry, working at various levels. He is a Sun Certified Java Programmer and Oracle Certified SQL Database Expert. He completed an MS in computational science and engineering at Georgia Tech, USA (rank 7th in the world for computer science), and an M.Sc. in multimedia application and virtual environments at University of Sussex, UK. He has also attended various universities for other degrees and courses, such as MIT for applied software security, and University of Oxford for system and software security.

He is the CEO of a software company, Zonopact, Inc. headquartered in Boston, USA, which specializes in bringing innovative applications based on AI, robotics, big data, and more. He has single-handedly developed Zonopact’s flagship product, Clintra (B2B-integrated AI-assisted business management software). He is also the inventor of two patent pending technologies, ZPOD (an automated cloud-based medical kiosk system) and ZPIC (an AI-enabled robotic in-car camera system). Apart from this, he is also a prolific business writer who has authored two international award-winning books, Unbarred Innovation: A Pathway to Greatest Discoveries and Evolve Like a Butterfly: A Metamorphic Approach to Leadership.

He was featured on the TV and in print media, including Fox News, NBC News, CBS News, Fox Business, Bloomberg International TV, Forbes, Inc. magazine, Daily Mirror, and The Huffington Post. He is also a contributing author of New York Daily Newspaper, the Software Development Times magazine, Newsmax Finance, AlleyWatch, Singapore's top entrepreneurship magazine Young Upstarts, and several more. He is frequently invited as a guest lecturer at various technical and management schools. He has also been invited as a judge at an international innovation challenge competition (Living Talent) in Dubai in December 2017.

Nick Samoylov

Nick Samoylov graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, has worked as a theoretical physicist, and learned to program as a tool for testing his mathematical models. Following the demise of the USSR, Nick created and successfully ran his own software company. In 1999, with his wife Luda and two daughters, he emigrated to the USA and has been living in Colorado ever since, working as a Java programmer. In his spare time, Nick likes to write and hike in the Rocky Mountains.