Java 11 Quick Start

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Java 11 Quick Start

Mala Gupta

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.

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Book Details

ISBN 139781789133271
Paperback320 pages

Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 2: Application class data sharing
Chapter 3: Garbage Collector optimizations
Chapter 4: API Improvements and other changes
Chapter 5: Local variable syntax for Lambda parameters
Chapter 6: Epsilon and its design considerations
Chapter 7: HTTP Client and other changes
Chapter 10: Raw String literals
Chapter 11: Lambda Leftovers
Chapter 12: Pattern matching and switch expressions
Chapter 13: Value based optimizations
Chapter 14: Generics improvements
Chapter 15: Filters and Continuations
Chapter 16: JVM and native code

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

Authors

Table of Contents

Chapter 2: Application class data sharing
Chapter 3: Garbage Collector optimizations
Chapter 4: API Improvements and other changes
Chapter 5: Local variable syntax for Lambda parameters
Chapter 6: Epsilon and its design considerations
Chapter 7: HTTP Client and other changes
Chapter 10: Raw String literals
Chapter 11: Lambda Leftovers
Chapter 12: Pattern matching and switch expressions
Chapter 13: Value based optimizations
Chapter 14: Generics improvements
Chapter 15: Filters and Continuations
Chapter 16: JVM and native code

Book Details

ISBN 139781789133271
Paperback320 pages
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