Java 8 Recipes (2nd Revised edition)

Java 8 Recipes (2nd Revised edition)

By: Carl Dea (author), John O'Conner (author), Freddy Guime (author), Mark Beaty (author), Josh Juneau (author)Paperback

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Java 8 Recipes offers solutions to common programming problems encountered while developing Java-based applications. Fully updated with the newest features and techniques available, Java 8 Recipes provides code examples involving Lambdas, embedded scripting with Nashorn, the new date-time API, stream support, functional interfaces, and much more. Especial emphasis is given to features such as lambdas that are newly introduced in Java 8. Content is presented in the popular problem-solution format: Look up the programming problem that you want to solve. Read the solution. Apply the solution directly in your own code. Problem solved! The problem-solution approach sets Java 8 Recipes apart. Java 8 Recipes is focused less on the language itself and more on what you can do with it that is useful. The book respects your time by always focusing on a task that you might want to perform using the language. Solutions come first. Explanations come later. You are free to crib from the book and apply the code examples directly to your own projects. * Covers the newly-released Java 8, including a brand new chapter on lambdas* Focuses especially on up-and-coming technologies such as Project Nashorn and Java FX 2.0* Respects your time by focusing on practical solutions you can implement in your own code

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Carl P. Dea is a software engineer working for BCT LLC on projects with high performance computing (HPC) architectures. He has been developing software for 15 years with many clients, from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofit organizations. He has written software ranging from mission-critical applications to Web applications. Carl has been using Java since the very beginning and is a JavaFX enthusiast dating back to when JavaFX used to be called F3. He has been involved with open-source projects such as JFXtras and JDIC. Carl's passion for software development started when his middle school science teacher showed him the TRS-80 computer. His current software development interests are: rich client platforms (RCP), rich Internet applications (RIAs), Groovy, game programming, Arduino, mobile phones, and tablet computers. When he's not working, Carl and his wife love to watch their daughters perform at gymnastics meets. Carl lives on the East Coast in Pasadena (aka "The Dena"), Maryland. You can follow him on Twitter @carldea, and on LinkedIn at Carl also blogs at


Chapter 1: Language Basics Chapter 2: Java 8 JDK Enhancements Chapter 3: Strings Chapter 4: Numbers and Dates Chapter 5: Object-Oriented Java Chapter 6: Lambda Expressions Chapter 7: Data Structures, Conditionals, and Collections Chapter 8: Input and Output Chapter 9: Exceptions and Logging Chapter 10: Concurrency Chapter 11: Debugging and Unit Testing Chapter 12: Unicode, Internationalization, and Currency Codes Chapter 13: Working with Databases Chapter 14: JavaFX Fundamentals Chapter 15: Graphics with JavaFX Chapter 16: Media with JavaFX Chapter 17: JavaFX on the Web Chapter 18: Nashorn and Scripting Chapter 19: Email Chapter 20: XML Processing Chapter 21: Networking Chapter 22: Java 8 Security Enhancements

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/09/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781430268277
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2014
  • Number Of Pages: 684
  • ID: 9781430268277
  • weight: 1191
  • ISBN10: 1430268271
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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