Java: The Legend - Past, Present, and Future (Ben Evans)

 
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Java: The Legend - Past, Present, and Future (Ben Evans)

Since Java's initial public release of 1.0, there have been many technical developments, ground-breaking fixes, and fascinating complications along the way. Java has prospered along the road and is currently one of the most significant and popular programming environments in use worldwide.

This book takes us on a journey through time:

  • How Java has benefitted from early design decisions, including "Write Once, Run Anywhere" and an insistence on backward compatibility
  • The impact of open source
  • The enormous success and the continued importance of the Java Virtual Machine and platform
  • The rise of Enterprise Java
  • The evolution of the Java developer community and ecosystem
  • Java's continuing influence on new programming languages
  • Java's greatest triumphs and most heroic failures
  • The future of Java, including Java 9, Project Panama, Project Valhalla, and the Internet of Things

Ebook Details

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About the Authors
Author, lecturer, consultant, and educator Ben Evans also teaches. He is a co-founder of jClarity, a firm that offers services & tools to help development & ops teams with performance. He participates in the development of standards for the Java ecosystem by organizing the London Java Community and serving on the Executive Committee of the Java Community Process. 
Published
Published Date / Year
(September 22, 2015)
eBook Format
PDF (61 pages), ePub, and Mobi (Kindle)
ISBN-13
978-1491934678

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