Java 11 Quick Start: Learn about the developments in the latest Long Term Java release (Paperback)Mala Gupta (author)
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 28/09/2018
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Discover how Java is bringing the latest developments and projects which will help you advance your development with with the language and make your applications leaner and faster. About This Book * Resolve dilemma of investing into migration to newer Java version aligning to 6 months release cadence * Discover how Oracle is planning to introduce lighter threads and bridging the gap between the Java and native code * Unlock the relevance and applicability of new features of Java language like type inference with var, data classes, pattern matching, switch expression, enhanced enums; and platform features Who This Book Is For Executives and Solutions Architects responsible for technology selection or Java migration decisions. Computer science grads curious to learn about the latest and upcoming Java features. Java developers who are using Java 8 or older and now migrating their solutions to the new Java release. What You Will Learn * Learn about features in recently released and upcoming Java releases * Deep dive on using new and improved language features. * Discover platform options to reduce launch time for your application. * Knowing about ways to compare your application for better performance, throughput or reduced latency by switching garbage collectors. * Build awareness about the new Java release cadence * Able to define and assess decision criteria for selecting Java or migrating to a newer version In Detail With its new six monthly release cadence, Java is moving forward, faster. Apart from the planned version releases, a lot of work is in progress under various Java projects at Oracle.. Programmers must be aware of the latest developments to make the best use of the newer features in their applications and libraries. This book will take you through the developments in Java language, right from Java 10, from Project Jigsaw, variable type inference, simplified multi-threading to performance improvements, etc, which are all part of project Valhalla, Panama, Amber, and Loom. The book deep dives into the latest developments in the language. You'll know how best these features will help you advance your development with the language and make your applications leaner and faster. It will uncover the relevance and applicability of newer language features, answer your questions on whether to invest into migrating to newer Java versions aligning to 6 month release cadence, including when to migrate. You will later explore the platform features like AppCDS and new garbage collectors, to tune and optimize your application - from reduced launch time, to improved performance and throughput and reduced latency.
Publisher: Packt Publishing Limited
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 235 x 191 mm
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