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Java Garage by Eben Hewitt

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Chapter 31. Using System and Runtime

DO OR DIE:

  • Great lamb chop ideas—just in time for the holidays!

  • Take advantage of insider tips and tricks for making millions playing the market

  • Investigate the Runtime class

  • Get the static methods of the System class to do some work for a change

  • See what the Java Runtime class can do

There is a class called System. It represents the underlying host for your application. You are doubtless familiar with it from your endless calls to System.out.println(). Well, friend, it does more. A lot more. And the Runtime class represents the Java Virtual Machine to your application. These two classes can be used in different ways to improve usability, fine tune your apps, improve performance, and make you the life of every ...

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