Manning’s bestselling Java 8 book has been revised for Java 9! In Modern Java in Action, you’ll build on your existing Java language skills with the newest features and techniques.
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About the Technology
Modern applications take advantage of innovative designs, including microservices, reactive architectures, and streaming data. Modern Java features like lambdas, streams, and the long-awaited Java Module System make implementing these designs significantly easier. It’s time to upgrade your skills and meet these challenges head on!
About the Book
Modern Java in Action connects new features of the Java language with their practical applications. Using crystal-clear examples and careful attention to detail, this book respects your time. It will help you expand your existing knowledge of core Java as you master modern additions like the Streams API and the Java Module System, explore new approaches to concurrency, and learn how functional concepts can help you write code that’s easier to read and maintain.
- Thoroughly revised edition of Manning’s bestselling Java 8 in Action
- New features in Java 8, Java 9, and beyond
- Streaming data and reactive programming
- The Java Module System
About the Reader
Written for developers familiar with core Java features.
About the Author
Raoul-Gabriel Urma is CEO of Cambridge Spark. Mario Fusco is a senior software engineer at Red Hat. Alan Mycroft is a University of Cambridge computer science professor; he cofounded the Raspberry Pi Foundation.
Table of Contents
PART 1 – FUNDAMENTALS
- Java 8, 9, 10, and 11: what’s happening?
- Passing code with behavior parameterization
- Lambda expressions
PART 2 – FUNCTIONAL-STYLE DATA PROCESSING WITH STREAMS
- Introducing streams
- Working with streams
- Collecting data with streams
- Parallel data processing and performance
PART 3 – EFFECTIVE PROGRAMMING WITH STREAMS AND LAMBDAS
- Collection API enhancements
- Refactoring, testing, and debugging
- Domain-specific languages using lambdas
PART 4 – EVERYDAY JAVA
- Using Optional as a better alternative to null
- New Date and Time API
- Default methods
- The Java Module System
PART 5 – ENHANCED JAVA CONCURRENCY
- Concepts behind CompletableFuture and reactive programming
- CompletableFuture: composable asynchronous programming
- Reactive programming
PART 6 – FUNCTIONAL PROGRAMMING AND FUTURE JAVA EVOLUTION
- Thinking functionally
- Functional programming techniques
- Blending OOP and FP: Comparing Java and Scala
- Conclusions and where next for Java