Wednesday, March 4, 2015

OpenJDK Cookbook

OpenJDK cookbook

Over 80 recipes to build and extend your very own version of Java platform using OpenJDK project

About This Book
  • Gain the skills required to harness the power of OpenJDK's Java implementation
  • Extend and adapt Java Platform to develop various types of applications
  • A practical guide to learn how to benefit from AdoptOpenJDK programme, a part of the OpenJDK community
Who This Book Is For
If you are an experienced Java developer using Java 7 platform and want to get your grips on OpenJDK for Java development, this is the book for you. JDK users who wish to migrate to OpenJDK will find this book very useful.

In Detail
OpenJDK is one of the most widely used open source implementations of the Java platform. It is used to change, customize, and tune core application internals and provide a way to extend the application internals according to your requirements.

OpenJDK Cookbook begins by introducing you to OpenJDK and IcedTea builds for various virtual machine implementations and how to deploy OpenJDK on multiple platforms. Furthermore, the book digs deeper into the development concepts, JVM internals, and techniques to make robust improvements or customizations to OpenJDK. Essentially, the book covers the best practices for accessing and using the core features of OpenJDK to build advanced Java solutions by utilizing the more complex and nuanced parts of OpenJDK.

Java Cookbook, 3rd edition

Java Cookbook

From lambda expressions and JavaFX 8 to new support for network programming and mobile development, Java 8 brings a wealth of changes. This cookbook helps you get up to speed right away with hundreds of hands-on recipes across a broad range of Java topics. You’ll learn useful techniques for everything from debugging and data structures to GUI development and functional programming.

Each recipe includes self-contained code solutions that you can freely use, along with a discussion of how and why they work. If you are familiar with Java basics, this cookbook will bolster your knowledge of the language in general and Java 8’s main APIs in particular.

Recipes include:
  • Methods for compiling, running, and debugging
  • Manipulating, comparing, and rearranging text
  • Regular expressions for string- and pattern-matching
  • Handling numbers, dates, and times
  • Structuring data with collections, arrays, and other types
  • Object-oriented and functional programming techniques
  • Directory and filesystem operations
  • Working with graphics, audio, and video
  • GUI development, including JavaFX and handlers
  • Network programming on both client and server
  • Database access, using JPA, Hibernate, and JDBC
  • Processing JSON and XML for data storage
  • Multithreading and concurrency

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Web Services with Java

Kindle Price: $0.00 includes free international wireless delivery via Amazon Whispernet


The concept of a web service is rather simple; however, the implementation often faces many challenges from the technical aspects to the overall strategy of a business. This book places the emphasis on the technical implementation and technical challenges of a web service from the field. The book leads you through a journey of developing your first web service application to more complex multitier enterprise application. The examples include the use of commercially available software product such as Oracle Fusion Middleware and open source from the Apache Foundation. Through this journey, you will be able to understand and master a process that enable you to incorporate sound techniques to your web service application