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.Key FeaturesResolve dilemma of investing into migration to newer Java version aligning to 6 months release cadenceDiscover how Oracle is planning to introduce lighter threads and bridging the gap between the Java and native codeUnlock 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 featuresBook DescriptionWith 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.What you will learnLearn about features in recently released and upcoming Java releasesDeep 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 cadenceAble to define and assess decision criteria for selecting Java or migrating to a newer versionWho This Book Is ForExecutives 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.
Author: Mala Gupta
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