The Well-Grounded Java Developer, Second Edition
- Paperback: 704 pages
- Publisher: WOW! eBook; 2nd edition (November 22, 2022)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1617298875
- ISBN-13: 978-1617298875
The Well-Grounded Java Developer, 2nd Edition: Understanding Java from the JVM up gives you a solid foundation to grow your expertise and take on advanced techniques for performance, concurrency, containerization, and more
The Well-Grounded Java Developer, 2nd Edition introduces both the modern innovations and timeless fundamentals you need to know to become a Java master. Authors Ben Evans, Martijn Verburg, and Jason Clark distill their decades of experience as Java Champions, veteran developers, and key contributors to the Java ecosystem into this clear and practical guide. You’ll discover how Java works under the hood and learn design secrets from Java’s long history. Each concept is illustrated with hands-on examples, including a fully modularized application/library and creating your own multithreaded application.
Java is the beating heart of enterprise software engineering. Developers who really know Java can expect easy job hunting and interesting work. Written by experts with years of boots-on-the-ground experience, this book upgrades your Java skills. It dives into powerful features like modules and concurrency models and even reveals some of Java’s deep secrets.
In The Well-Grounded Java Developer, Second Edition you will learn:
- The new Java module system and why you should use it
- Bytecode for the JVM, including operations and classloading
- Performance tuning the JVM
- Working with Java’s built-in concurrency and expanded options
- Programming in Kotlin and Clojure on the JVM
- Maximizing the benefits from your build/CI tooling with Maven and Gradle
- Running the JVM in containers
- Planning for future JVM releases
With The Well-Grounded Java Developer, 2nd Edition you will go beyond feature descriptions and learn how Java operates at the bytecode level. Master high-value techniques for concurrency and performance optimization, along with must-know practices for build, test, and deployment. You’ll even look at alternate JVM languages like Kotlin and Clojure. Digest this book and stand out from the pack.