Java 9 Revealed: For Early Adoption And Migration

Java 9 Revealed: For Early Adoption And Migration
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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.

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