The Well-Grounded Java Developer, 2nd Ed (Manning)
Wednesday, 14 December 2022

This book introduces both the recent innovations and fundamentals that make a developer a Java master. Authors Ben Evans, Martijn Verburg, and Jason Clark distill their decades of experience as Java champions, veteran developers, and key contributors to the Java ecosystem into this clear and practical guide.

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The book covers how Java works under the hood and presents design secrets from Java’s long history. Each concept is illustrated with hands-on examples, including a fully modularized application/library and creating your own multithreaded application.

Authors: Ben Evans, Martijn Verburg, and Jason Clark
Publisher: Manning
Date: November 2022
Pages: 704
ISBN: 978-1617298875
Print: ‎ 1617298875
Audience: Java developers
Level: Intermediate
Category: Java




  •     The new Java module system and why you should use it
  •     Bytecode for the JVM, including operations and classloading
  •     Performance tuning the JVM
  •     Working with Java’s built-in concurrency and expanded options
  •     Programming in Kotlin and Clojure on the JVM
  •     Maximizing the benefits from your build/CI tooling with Maven and Gradle
  •     Running the JVM in containers
  •     Planning for future JVM releases


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