Java in a Nutshell

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The sixth edition of Java in a Nutshell helps experienced Java programmers get the most out of Java 7 and 8, but it’s also a learning path for new developers. With examples rewritten to take full advantage of modern Java APIs and development best practices, this fully updated book brings you up to date and gets you ready to develop Java applications for the future.

  • Learn how lambda expressions make your programs shorter, and easier to write ...
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Overview

The sixth edition of Java in a Nutshell helps experienced Java programmers get the most out of Java 7 and 8, but it’s also a learning path for new developers. With examples rewritten to take full advantage of modern Java APIs and development best practices, this fully updated book brings you up to date and gets you ready to develop Java applications for the future.

  • Learn how lambda expressions make your programs shorter, and easier to write and understand
  • Explore Nashorn, the brand new implementation of Javascript on the Java Virtual Machine
  • Start using the new I/O APIs to make your code cleaner, shorter, and safer
  • Understand Java’s concurrency model and learn how to write multithreaded code with confidence
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449370824
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/6/2014
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 396

Meet the Author

Ben Evans is the CEO of jClarity, a startup which delivers performance tools to help development & ops teams. He is an organizer for the LJC (London's JUG) and a member of the JCP Executive Committee, helping define standards for the Java ecosystem. He is a Java Champion; JavaOne Rockstar; co-author of “The Well-Grounded Java Developer” and a regular public speaker on the Java platform, performance, concurrency, and related topics.

David Flanagan is a computer programmer who spends most of his time writing about JavaScript and Java. His books with O'Reilly include Java in a Nutshell, Java Examples in a Nutshell, Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, and JavaScript Pocket Reference. David has a degree in computer science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives with his wife and children in the U.S. Pacific Northwest bewteen the cities of Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. David has a blog at www.davidflanagan.com.

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