Java 9 Revealed

For Early Adoption and Migration

Authors: Sharan, Kishori

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  • Early adopter book on the new forthcoming Java 9
  • Covers modular Java, new lightweight JSON APIs for Java 9, and much more
  • Written by Kishori Sharan, Java expert, books author, and programmer
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  • Due: May 19, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2591-2
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About this book

Preview the new Java 9 modules, SDK, JDK, JVM and more in this comprehensive early adopter title. This book covers what’s new in Java 9 and how to use these new features. Java 9 Revealed is for experienced Java programmers looking to make the migration from Java 7 or Java 8 to Java 9.
Author Kishori Sharan begins by covering how to develop Java applications using new the module system introduced in Java 9 and how to use the JShell tool in Java 9 for quick prototyping. There is extensive coverage of new Java 9 features, such as the new layout of the modular JDK/JRE runtime image, new convenience factory methods for creating collections, the new spin-wait hints introduced to improve performance of spin loops in your code, and the new Desktop API for implementing platform-specific desktop features. Along the way you will also learn how to use the Reactive Streams API in Java 9 and, most importantly, this book will show you the breaking changes in Java 9.



What You'll Learn

  • Discover what is new in the Process API
  • Inspect a thread’s stack with the Stack-Walking API
  • Use the jlink tool to create a custom runtime image
  • Work with HTML5 Javadoc and use the new search feature in Javadoc
  • Learn how to use new methods and collectors in the Streams API
  • Learn how to create a custom logger to log messages from platform classes and how to use JVM logs
  • Learn about new methods in the Optional class and how to use them
  • Learn how to compare arrays and slices of arrays
  • Learn how to use the enhanced try-with-resources blocks
  • Make your object deserialization more secure by using object deserialization filters
Who This Book Is For
Experienced Java programmers and developers.

About the authors

Kishori Sharan has earned a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems degree from Troy State University, Alabama. He is a Sun Certified Java 2 programmer. He has vast experience in providing training to professional developers in Java, JSP, EJB, and Web technology. He possesses over ten years of experience in implementing enterprise level Java application.

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Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2592-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: May 19, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2591-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Java 9 Revealed
Book Subtitle
For Early Adoption and Migration
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Kishori Sharan
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2592-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2592-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2591-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 520
Number of Illustrations and Tables
17 b/w illustrations, 58 illustrations in colour
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