Mastering Java 11: Develop modular and secure Java applications using concurrency and advanced JDK libraries, 2nd Edition

Update your Java knowledge with the latest features of Java 11, such as the low-Overhead Garbage Collector, Local-Variable Syntax for Lambda Parameters, and Dynamic Class-File Constants

Key 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

Book Description

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.

What you will 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

Who this book is for

Mastering Java 11 is for experienced Java developers with a solid understanding of the Java language and want to progress to an advanced level.

Table of Contents

  1. The Java 11 Landscape
  2. Discovering Java 11
  3. Java 11 Fundamentals
  4. Building Modular Applications with Java 11
  5. Migrating Applications to Java 11
  6. Experimenting with the Java Shell
  7. Leveraging the Default G1 Garbage Collector
  8. Micro Benchmarking Applications with JMH
  9. Making use of the Process API
  10. Fine-Grained Stack Tracing
  11. New Tools and Tool Enhancements
  12. Concurrency enhancements
  13. Security Enhancements
  14. Command Line Flags
  15. Additional Enhancements to the Java Platform
  16. Future directions
  17. Contributing to the Java Platform

Book details

  • Authors:Dr. Edward Lavieri
  • Publisher:Packt Publishing
  • Publication date:November 9, 2018
  • ISBN-10:1789137616
  • ISBN-13:978-1789137613
  • Pages:462 pages
  • Format:epub
  • Size:13.82Mb
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