Introduces the Netty framework and shows you how to incorporate it into your Java network applications. You'll learn to write highly scalable applications without the need to dive into the low-level non-blocking APIs at the core of Java.
About the Technology
Netty is a Java-based networking framework that manages complex networking, multithreading, and concurrency for your applications. And Netty hides the boilerplate and low-level code, keeping your business logic separate and easier to reuse. With Netty, you get an easy-to-use API, leaving you free to focus on what’s unique to your application.
About the Book
Netty in Action introduces the Netty framework and shows you how to incorporate it into your Java network applications. You will discover how to write highly scalable applications without getting into low-level APIs. The book teaches you to think in an asynchronous way as you work through its many hands-on examples and helps you master the best practices of building large-scale network apps.
Netty from the ground up
Asynchronous, event-driven programming
Implementing services using different protocols
Covers Netty 4.x
About the Reader
This book assumes readers are comfortable with Java and basic network architecture.
About the Authors
Norman Maurer is a senior software engineer at Apple and a core developer of Netty. Marvin Wolfthal is a Dell Services consultant who has implemented mission-critical enterprise systems using Netty.
Table of Contents
- Brief Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- About this Book
- About the Cover Illustration
Part 1. Netty concepts and architecture
- Chapter 1. Netty—asynchronous and event-driven
- Chapter 2. Your first Netty application
- Chapter 3. Netty components and design
- Chapter 4. Transports
- Chapter 5. ByteBuf
- Chapter 6. ChannelHandler and ChannelPipeline
- Chapter 7. EventLoop and threading model
- Chapter 8. Bootstrapping
- Chapter 9. Unit testing
- Part 2. Codecs
- Part 3. Network protocols
- Part 4. Case studies
- Appendix. Introduction to Maven
- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- List of Listings
- Title: Netty in Action
- Release date: December 2015
- Publisher(s): Manning Publications
- ISBN: 9781617291470