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Author Kasko, Alex, author

Title OpenJDK Cookbook / Kasko, Alex
Edition First edition
Published Packt Publishing, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (298 pages)
Summary Over 80 recipes to build and extend your very own version of Java platform using OpenJDK project In Detail OpenJDK is one of the most widely used open source implementations of the Java platform. It is used to change, customize, and tune core application internals and provide a way to extend the application internals according to your requirements. OpenJDK Cookbook begins by introducing you to OpenJDK and IcedTea builds for various virtual machine implementations and how to deploy OpenJDK on multiple platforms. Furthermore, the book digs deeper into the development concepts, JVM internals, and techniques to make robust improvements or customizations to OpenJDK. Essentially, the book covers the best practices for accessing and using the core features of OpenJDK to build advanced Java solutions by utilizing the more complex and nuanced parts of OpenJDK. What You Will Learn Set up a development environment and start hacking OpenJDK Understand advanced features such as adding new intrinsics to JVMs Build different versions of OpenJDK for different operating systems and architectures Write reliable tests using jtreg and get a good understanding of the tool Create and sub limit patches with improvements and bug fixes Understand valuable techniques, native code debugging, and incremental builds Prepare VirtualBox machines with different operating systems Understand the process behind JEPs Downloading the example code for this book. You can download the example code files for all Packt books you have purchased from your account at If you purchased this book elsewhere, you can visit and register to have the files e-mailed directly to you
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Subject Java (Computer program language)
Object-oriented programming languages.
Form Electronic book
Author Mironchenko, Alexey, author
Kobylyanskiy, Stanislav, author
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