Modern Java in Action

Lambdas, streams, functional and reactive programming

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Summary

Manning's bestselling Java 8 book has been revised for Java 9! In Modern Java in Action, you'll build on your existing Java language skills with the newest features and techniques.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Modern applications take advantage of innovative designs, including microservices, reactive architectures, and streaming data. Modern Java features like lambdas, streams, and the long-awaited Java Module System make implementing these designs significantly easier. It's time to upgrade your skills and meet these challenges head on!

About the Book

Modern Java in Action connects new features of the Java language with their practical applications. Using crystal-clear examples and careful attention to detail, this book respects your time. It will help you expand your existing knowledge of core Java as you master modern additions like the Streams API and the Java Module System, explore new approaches to concurrency, and learn how functional concepts can help you write code that's easier to read and maintain.

What's inside

  • Thoroughly revised edition of Manning's bestselling Java 8 in Action
  • New features in Java 8, Java 9, and beyond
  • Streaming data and reactive programming
  • The Java Module System

About the Reader

Written for developers familiar with core Java features.

About the Author

Raoul-Gabriel Urma is CEO of Cambridge Spark. Mario Fusco is a senior software engineer at Red Hat. Alan Mycroft is a University of Cambridge computer science professor; he cofounded the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 - FUNDAMENTALS

  1. Java 8, 9, 10, and 11: what's happening?
  2. Passing code with behavior parameterization
  3. Lambda expressions
  4. PART 2 - FUNCTIONAL-STYLE DATA PROCESSING WITH STREAMS

  5. Introducing streams
  6. Working with streams
  7. Collecting data with streams
  8. Parallel data processing and performance
  9. PART 3 - EFFECTIVE PROGRAMMING WITH STREAMS AND LAMBDAS

  10. Collection API enhancements
  11. Refactoring, testing, and debugging
  12. Domain-specific languages using lambdas
  13. PART 4 - EVERYDAY JAVA

  14. Using Optional as a better alternative to null
  15. New Date and Time API
  16. Default methods
  17. The Java Module System
  18. PART 5 - ENHANCED JAVA CONCURRENCY

  19. Concepts behind CompletableFuture and reactive programming
  20. CompletableFuture: composable asynchronous programming
  21. Reactive programming
  22. PART 6 - FUNCTIONAL PROGRAMMING AND FUTURE JAVA EVOLUTION

  23. Thinking functionally
  24. Functional programming techniques
  25. Blending OOP and FP: Comparing Java and Scala
  26. Conclusions and where next for Java

About The Authors

Raoul-Gabriel Urma is CEO and co-founder of Cambridge Spark, a leading learning community for data scientists and developers in UK. In addition, he is also Chairman and co-founder of Cambridge Coding Academy, a growing community of young coders and pre-university students. Raoul is author of the bestselling programming book "Java 8 in Action" which sold over 20,000 copies globally. Raoul completed a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge. In addition, he holds a MEng in Computer Science from Imperial College London and graduated with first class honours having won several prizes for technical innovation. Raoul has delivered over 100 technical talks at international conferences. He has worked for Google, eBay, Oracle, and Goldman Sachs. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Mario Fusco is a senior software engineer at Red Hat working on Drools, the JBoss rule engine. He created the open source library lambdaj, an internal Java DSL for manipulating collections in a functional way.

Alan Mycroft is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Cambridge, where he researches programming languages, their semantics, optimization and implementation. He is a co-founder and Trustee of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning Publications (November 15, 2018)
  • Length: 592 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781617293566

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