13.3. Security Enhancements on the Horizon for J2SE

The primary focus of this book has been J2SE platform security. Throughout this text, we have described the security features and the design underpinnings of J2SE. It would not be too great of a stretch to suggest that J2SE is possibly the most secure and feature-rich development and deployment environment ever created. However, that is no reason to sit idle and let the world pass by. We now detail possible enhancements to the Java platform.

13.3.1. Virtual Machine Enhancements

They say that good things come in small packages. The partitioning of preverification and runtime verification as specified by CLDC is a good example. The performance gain and the simplification this provides certainly ...

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