The Well-Grounded Java Developer


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.

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.

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

Table of Contents
Part 1: Developing with Java 7
Chapter 1. Introducing Java 7
Chapter 2. New I/O

Part 2: Vital techniques
Chapter 3. Dependency Injection
Chapter 4. Modern concurrency
Chapter 5. Class files and bytecode
Chapter 6. Understanding performance tuning

Part 3: Polyglot programming on the JVM
Chapter 7. Alternative JVM languages
Chapter 8. Groovy: Javaโ€™s dynamic friend
Chapter 9. Scala: powerful and concise
Chapter 10. Clojure: safer programming

Part 4: Crafting the polyglot project
Chapter 11. Test-driven development
Chapter 12. Build and continuous integration
Chapter 13. Rapid web development
Chapter 14. Staying well-grounded

Appendix A. Java7developerโ€”source code installation
Appendix B. Glob pattern syntax and examples
Appendix C. Installing alternative JVM languages
Appendix D. Downloading and installing Jenkins
Appendix E. Java7developerโ€”the Maven POM

Book Details

  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Manning Publications (July 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1617290068
  • ISBN-13: 978-1617290060
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