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

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

by Benjamin J Evans, Martijn Verburg
     
 

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

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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
    PART 1 DEVELOPING WITH JAVA 7
  1. Introducing Java 7
  2. New I/O

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

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

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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617290060
Publisher:
Manning Publications Company
Publication date:
07/15/2012
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
1,329,857
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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