Mastering Java 9

Key FeaturesBuild highly scalable, fast, and secure applicationsThis book covers the major concepts introduced with the new version of Java 9, which includes modular programming, HTTP 2.0, API changes, and moreNew concepts, commands, and terminology are explained in plain language and a step-by-step manner, making it easy to understandBook DescriptionJava 9 and its new features add to the richness of the language, one of the languages most used by developers to build robust software applications. Java 9 comes with a special emphasis on modularity with its integration with Jigsaw. This is your one-stop guide to mastering the language.You'll be provided with an overview and explanation of the new features introduced in Java 9 and the importance of the new APIs and enhancements. Some of the new features of Java 9 are ground-breaking and if you are an experienced programmer, you will be able to make your enterprise application leaner by learning these new features. You'll be provided with practical guidance in applying the newly acquired knowledge in regards to Java 9 and further information on future developments of the Java platform. This book will improve your productivity, making your application faster. By learning the best practices in Java, you'll become the “go-to” person in your organization.By the end of the book, you'll not only know the important concepts of Java 9, but you'll also have a nuanced understanding of the important aspects of programming with this great language.What you will learnWrite modular Java applications in terms of the newly introduced module systemMigrate existing Java applications to modular onesUnderstand how to use the G1 garbage collector in order to leverage the performance of your applicationsLeverage the possibilities provided the newly introduced Java shellTest your application's effectiveness with the JVM harnessSee how Java 9 provides support for the http 2.0 standardUse the new process APIDiscover additional enhancements and features provided by Java 9About the AuthorMartin Toshev is an IT consultant, Java enthusiast, and one of the leads of the Bulgarian Java Users group (BG JUG). He is a certified Java professional (SCJP6) and a certified IBM cloud computing solution advisor. His areas of interest include the wide range of Java-related technologies (such as Servlets, JSP, JAXB, JAXP, JMS, JMX, JAX-RS, JAX-WS, Hibernate, Spring Framework, Liferay Portal, and Eclipse RCP), cloud computing technologies, cloud-based software architectures, enterprise application integration, and relational and NoSQL databases.You can reach him for any Java and FOSS-related topics (especially Eclipse and the OpenJDK). Martin is a regular speaker at Java conferences and one of the organizers behind the jPrime conference in Bulgaria (

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