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Kishori Sharan, Java 9 Revealed, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2592-9_12

12. Process API Updates

Kishori Sharan

(1)Montgomery, Alabama, USA

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • What the Process API is

  • How to create a native process

  • How to get information about a new process

  • How to get information about the current process

  • How to get information about all system processes

  • How to set permissions to create, query, and manage native processes

What Is the Process API?

The Process API consists of classes and interfaces that let you work with native processes. Using the API, you can:

  • Create new native processes from Java code

  • Get process handles for native processes whether they were created by Java code or by other means

  • Destroy running processes

  • Query processes ...

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