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Summary

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 for readers familiar with Java. No experience with Java 7 or new JVM languages required.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

What's InsideTable of Contents
    PART 1 DEVELOPING WITH JAVA 7
  1. Introducing Java 7
  2. New I/O
  3. PART 2 VITAL TECHNIQUES
  4. Dependency Injection
  5. Modern concurrency
  6. Class files and bytecode
  7. Understanding performance tuning
  8. PART 3 POLYGLOT PROGRAMMING ON THE JVM
  9. Alternative JVM languages
  10. Groovy: Java's dynamic friend
  11. Scala: powerful and concise
  12. Clojure: safer programming
  13. PART 4 CRAFTING THE POLYGLOT PROJECT
  14. Test-driven development
  15. Build and continuous integration
  16. Rapid web development
  17. Staying well-grounded



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Java virtual machine.
Java (Computer program language)
Functional programming (Computer science)
Application software -- Development.