This fast-track course is designed for experienced developers who have prior working knowledge of basic Java 8 or Java 9 and want to take advantage of the newest features of Java 9 that can help improve performance and functionality of Java 9 applications. You will gain invaluable insight into how to leverage Modules, scale applications into multi-core environments, improve performance, and become a more effective Java 9 developer.
* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Students will leave this course armed with the required skills to improve their Java applications using sound coding techniques and best practices.
This course is about 50% hands-on lab and 50% lecture, designed to train attendees in advanced development skills, coupling the most current, effective techniques with the soundest industry practices. Working in a hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert team, attendees will learn to:
Develop modular applications in Java
Utilize the tooling that is provided in Java 9 to migrate, monitor and optimize applications
Use the new JShell tool to quickly test java constructs
Understand how the implementation of the String class has been updated to decrease the memory footprint
Use the enhancements made to the Concurrency API, working with Completable Future instance of Thread pools
Specific Java 9 features that are covered in the course include:
The Java Module System (project Jigsaw)
Performance enhancements in Java 9
Multi-Release Jar files