||Java 9: Building Robust Modular Applications|
Java 9 and its new features add to the richness of the language; Java is one of the languages most used by developers to build robust software applications. Java 9 comes with a special emphasis on modularity with its integration with Jigsaw. This course is your one-stop guide to mastering the language.
You'll be provided with an overview and explanation of the new features introduced in Java 9 and the importance of the new APIs and enhancements. Some new features of Java 9 are ground-breaking; if you are an experienced programmer, you will be able to make your enterprise applications leaner by learning these new features. You'll be provided with practical guidance in applying your newly acquired knowledge of Java 9 and further information on future developments of the Java platform. This course will improve your productivity, making your applications faster. Next, you'll go on to implement everything you've learned by building 10 cool ...
||Java EE 8 Cookbook|
Java EE is a collection of technologies and APIs to support Enterprise Application development. The choice of what to use and when can be dauntingly complex for any developer. This book will help you master this. Packed with easy to follow recipes, this is your guide to becoming productive with Java EE 8.
You will begin by seeing the latest features of Java EE 8, including major Java EE 8 APIs and specifications such as JSF 2.3, and CDI 2.0, and what they mean for you.
You will use the new features of Java EE 8 to implement web-based services for your client applications. You will then learn to process the Model and Streaming APIs using JSON-P and JSON-B and will learn to use the Java Lambdas support offered in JSON-P. There are more recipes to fine-tune your RESTful development, and you will learn about the Reactive enhancements offered by the JAX-RS 2.1 specification.
Later on, you will learn about the role of multithreading in your ...
||Java Game Development with LibGDX|
Learn to design and create video games using the Java programming language and the LibGDX software library. Working through the examples in this book, you will create 12 game prototypes in a variety of popular genres, from collection-based and shoot-em-up arcade games to side-scrolling platformers and sword-fighting adventure games. With the flexibility provided by LibGDX, specialized genres such as card games, rhythm games, and visual novels are also covered in this book.
Major updates in this edition include chapters covering advanced topics such as alternative sources of user input, procedural content generation, and advanced graphics. Appendices containing examples for game design documentation and a complete JavaDoc style listing of the extension classes developed in the book have also been added.Create 12 complete video game projects;Master advanced Java programming concepts, including data structures, encapsulation, inheritance, and algorithms, in ...
||Java Quick Syntax Reference, 2nd Edition|
Quickly gain the insight necessary to address a multitude of Java coding challenges using this succinct reference guide. Short, focused code examples will help you master Java elements such as modules, boxing/unboxing and more.
You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any Java programmer. ...
||Continuous Delivery in Java|
With the release of Java 9 and the increasing maturity of web/microservice frameworks such as Spring Boot and Eclipse MicroProfile, there's never been a better time to design and implement Java-powered applications. But Java is only a small piece of the puzzle when it comes to continuously delivering working applications to a production environment.
This practical book charts the journey for establishing the practices and tooling to develop, operate and use a continuous delivery build pipeline for Java applications that will be deployed to a platform such as Kubernetes, AWS Lambda, and other cloud-based services. Each chapter focuses on a key practice within continuous delivery, and outlines appropriate tooling and describes how this should be utilized.Understand the process of continuous delivery, from setting up a local development environment through to deploying into production, and explore how this impacts the skills required from a modern Java ...
||Exploring Java 9|
Discover all the new features and changes in Java 9, including module systems - JPMS or Project Jigsaw. This book covers the whole Java application development life cycle. You'll review all the important concepts, including module descriptor, unnamed module, automatic module, and command line tools.
Exploring Java 9 also serves as a practical guide for migration to module systems. Code samples from real-world scenarios solidify a foundation for learning and development and allow you to apply best practices in actual development.
Additionally, you'll learn about concurrency, ECMAScript 6 features in Nashorn and Parser API, stack-walking API, Stream and Optional, utilities classes, and I/O. And it's now possible to build modularized applications in Java. You'll see how JPMS affects not only the JDK itself, but also applications that are developed upon it. ...
||Learning Web Design, 5th Edition|
Ideal for beginners seeking a design-centric introduction to HTML and related standards, this practical book helps you: Learn the site development process from start to finish; Create a simple (X)HTML page, including links and images; Explore text formatting, colors and backgrounds, page layout, and more in CSS; Get your pages on the web, with information on hosting, domain names, and FTP. ...
||Scala for Java Developers|
Master the fundamentals of Scala and understand its emphasis on functional programming that sets it apart from Java. This book will help you translate what you already know in Java to Scala to start your functional programming journey. Learn Scala is split into four parts: a tour of Scala, a comparison between Java and Scala, Scala-specific features and functional programming idioms, and finally a discussion about adopting Scala in existing Java teams and legacy projects.
After reading and using this tutorial, you'll come away with the skills in Scala to kick-start your productivity with this growing popular language.
Tour Scala and learn the basic syntax, constructs, and how to use the REPL; Translate Java syntax that you already know into Scala; Learn what Scala offers over and above Java; Become familiar with functional programming concepts and idioms; Gain tips and advice useful when transitioning existing Java projects to Scala. ...
||Pro JavaFX 9|
Use the JavaFX platform to create rich-client Java applications and discover how you can use this powerful Java-based UI platform, which is capable of handling large-scale data-driven business applications for PC as well as mobile and embedded devices. The expert authors cover the new more modular JavaFX 9 APIs, development tools, and best practices and provide code examples that explore the exciting new features provided with JavaFX 9, part of Oracle's new Java 9 release. Pro JavaFX 9: A Definitive Guide to Building Desktop, Mobile, and Embedded Java Clients also contains engaging tutorials that cover virtually every facet of JavaFX development and reference materials on JavaFX that augment the JavaFX API documentation.
Create a user interface in JavaFX; Use SceneBuilder to create a user interface; Build dynamic UI layouts in JavaFX and using the JavaFX UI controls; Create charts in JavaFX; Leverage JavaFX languages and markup. ...
||Reactive Programming with RxJS 5|
Find out about Observables, a unifying data type that simplifies concurrent code and eases the pain of callbacks. Learn how Schedulers change the concept of time itself, making asynchronous testing sane again. Find real-world examples for the browser and Node.js along the way: how about a real-time earthquake visualization in 20 lines of code, or a frantic shoot-em-up space videogame? You'll also use Cycle.js - a modern, reactive, web framework - to make a new breed of web applications.
By the end of the book, you'll know how to think in a reactive way, and how to use RxJS 5 to build co ...