The Well-Grounded Java Developer: Vital Techniques of Java 7 and Polyglot Programming

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The Well-Grounded Java Developer offers a fresh and practical look at new Java 7 features, new JVM languages, and the array of supporting technologies you need for the next generation of Java-based software.

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The Well-Grounded Java Developer starts with thorough coverage of Java 7 features like try-with-resources and NIO.2. You'll then explore a cross-section of emerging JVM-based ...

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Overview

Summary

The Well-Grounded Java Developer offers a fresh and practical look at new Java 7 features, new JVM languages, and the array of supporting technologies you need for the next generation of Java-based software.

About the Book

The Well-Grounded Java Developer starts with thorough coverage of Java 7 features like try-with-resources and NIO.2. You'll then explore a cross-section of emerging JVM-based languages, including Groovy, Scala, and Clojure. You will find clear examples that are practical and that help you dig into dozens of valuable development techniques showcasing modern approaches to the dev process, concurrency, performance, and much more.

Written for readers familiar with Java. No experience with Java 7 or new JVM languages required.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

What's Inside

  • New Java 7 features
  • Tutorials on Groovy, Scala, and Clojure
  • Discovering multicore processing and concurrency
  • Functional programming with new JVM languages
  • Modern approaches to testing, build, and CI
Table of Contents
  1. PART 1 DEVELOPING WITH JAVA 7
  2. Introducing Java 7
  3. New I/O

  4. PART 2 VITAL TECHNIQUES
  5. Dependency Injection
  6. Modern concurrency
  7. Class files and bytecode
  8. Understanding performance tuning

  9. PART 3 POLYGLOT PROGRAMMING ON THE JVM
  10. Alternative JVM languages
  11. Groovy: Java's dynamic friend
  12. Scala: powerful and concise
  13. Clojure: safer programming

  14. PART 4 CRAFTING THE POLYGLOT PROJECT
  15. Test-driven development
  16. Build and continuous integration
  17. Rapid web development
  18. Staying well-grounded
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617290060
  • Publisher: Manning Publications Company
  • Publication date: 7/15/2012
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 933,522
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Ben Evans is a Tech Fellow of jClarity, a Java performance firm and a member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee.

Martijn Verburg is the CEO of jClarity, a Java performance firm, co-leader of the London JUG, and a popular conference speaker.

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