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.
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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.
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
Java 8, 9, 10, and 11: what's happening?
Passing code with behavior parameterization
PART 2 - FUNCTIONAL-STYLE DATA PROCESSING WITH STREAMS
Working with streams
Collecting data with streams
Parallel data processing and performance
PART 3 - EFFECTIVE PROGRAMMING WITH STREAMS AND LAMBDAS
Collection API enhancements
Refactoring, testing, and debugging
Domain-specific languages using lambdas
PART 4 - EVERYDAY JAVA
Using Optional as a better alternative to null
New Date and Time API
The Java Module System
PART 5 - ENHANCED JAVA CONCURRENCY
Concepts behind CompletableFuture and reactive programming
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.
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.
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.