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Mastering Java 9

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Learn
  • Write modular Java applications in terms of the newly introduced module system
  • Migrate existing Java applications to modular ones
  • Understand how to use the G1 garbage collector in order to leverage the performance of your applications
  • Leverage the possibilities provided 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
  • Use the new process API
  • Discover additional enhancements and features provided by Java 9
About

Java 9 and its new features add to the richness of the language, 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 would be 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 of the new features of Java 9 are ground-breaking and if you are an experienced programmer, you will be able to make your enterprise application leaner by learning these new features. You'll be provided with practical guidance in applying the newly acquired knowledge in regards to Java 9 and further information on future developments of the Java platform. This book will improve your productivity, making your application faster. By learning the best practices in Java, you'll become the “go-to” person in your organization.

By the end of the book, you'll not only know the important concepts of Java 9, but you'll also have a nuanced understanding of the important aspects of programming with this great language.

Features
  • This book will teach you to build highly scalable, fast, and secure applications
  • It covers major concepts introduced with the new version of Java 9, which includes modular programming, HTTP 2.0, API changes, and more
  • It will guide you with tools, techniques and best practices to enhance application development
Page Count 456
Course Length 13 hours 40 minutes
ISBN 9781786468734
Date Of Publication 5 Oct 2017

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.