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The Well-Grounded Java Developer: Vital techniques of Java 7 and polyglot programming

Book Description


The Well-Grounded Java Developer offers a fresh and practical look at new Java 7 features, new JVM languages, and the array of supporting technologies you need for the next generation of Java-based software.

About the Book

The Well-Grounded Java Developer starts with thorough coverage of Java 7 features like try-with-resources and NIO.2. You’ll then explore a cross-section of emerging JVM-based languages, including Groovy, Scala, and Clojure. You will find clear examples that are practical and that help you dig into dozens of valuable development techniques showcasing modern approaches to the dev process, concurrency, performance, and much more.

Written fo rreaders familiar with Java. No experience with Java 7 or new JVM languages required.

What’s Inside

  • New Java 7 features

  • Tutorials on Groovy, Scala, and Clojure

  • Discovering multicore processing and concurrency

  • Functional programming with new JVM languages

  • Modern approaches to testing, build, and CI

  • About the Author

    Ben Evans is the CEO of a Java performance firm and a member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee. Martijn Verburg is the CTO of a Java performance firm, co-leader of the London JUG, and a popular conference speaker.