Mastering Java 11 - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Write modular Java applications
  • Migrate existing Java applications to modular ones
  • Understand how the default G1 garbage collector works
  • Leverage the possibilities provided by the newly introduced Java Shell
  • Performance test your application effectively with the JVM harness
  • Learn how Java supports the HTTP 2.0 standard
  • Find out how to use the new Process API
  • Explore the additional enhancements and features of Java 9, 10, and 11
About

Java 11 is a long-term release and its new features add to the richness of the language. It emphasizes variable-type inference, performance improvements, along with simplified multithreading.

The Java platform has a special emphasis on modularity, making this the programming platform of choice for millions of developers. The modern Java platform can be used to build robust software applications, including enterprise-level and mobile applications. Fully updated for Java 11, this book stands to help any Java developer enjoy the richness of the Java programming language.

Mastering Java 11 is your one-stop guide to fully understanding recent Java platform updates. It contains detailed explanations of the recent features introduced in Java 9, Java 10, and Java 11 along with obtaining practical guidance on how to apply the new features. As you make your way through the chapters, you'll discover further information on the developments of the Java platform and learn about the changes introduced by the variable handles and Project Coin, along with several enhancements in relation to import statements processing. In the concluding chapters, you'll learn to improve your development productivity, making your applications more efficient. You'll also be able to get to grips with the command-line flags with respect to various utilities and the command-line utility changes featured in the current Java platform. By the end of the book, you'll have obtained an advanced level understanding of the Java platform and its recent changes.

Features
  • Explore the latest features in Java 9,Java 10, and Java 11
  • Enhance your Java application development and migration approaches
  • Full coverage of modular Java applications, G1 Garbage Collector, JMH
Page Count 462
Course Length 13 hours 51 minutes
ISBN 9781789137613
Date Of Publication 26 Sep 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.