Next Level Java 9 Programming | Intermediate Java (TT2209)

Retail Price: $2,395

4 Days

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This fast-track course is designed for experienced developers who have prior working knowledge of basic Java 8 or Java 9 and want to take advantage of the newest features of Java 9 that can help improve performance and functionality of Java 9 applications. You will gain invaluable insight into how to leverage Modules, scale applications into multi-core environments, improve performance, and become a more effective Java 9 developer.

Learning Objectives

Students will leave this course armed with the required skills to improve their Java applications using sound coding techniques and best practices.

  • This “skills-centric” course is about 50% hands-on lab and 50% lecture, designed to train attendees in advanced development skills, coupling the most current, effective techniques with the soundest industry practices. Working in a hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert team, attendees will learn to:
  • Develop modular applications in Java
  • Utilize the tooling that is provided in Java 9 to migrate, monitor and optimize applications
  • Use the new JShell tool to quickly test java constructs
  • Understand how the implementation of the String class has been updated to decrease the memory footprint
  • Use the enhancements made to the Concurrency API, working with Completable Future instance of Thread pools
  • Specific Java 9 features that are covered in the course include:
  • The Java Module System (project Jigsaw)
  • JShell
  • Updated try-with-resources
  • Performance enhancements in Java 9
  • Multi-Release Jar files

Course Details

Course Outline

1 - Java 9 Updates
  • Review of What is New in Java 9
  • Milling Project Coin
  • 2 - The Java Module system (Jigsaw)
  • Why JigSaw?
  • Introduction to the Module System
  • The Module Descriptor
  • Working with Modules
  • 3 - JShell
  • JShell
  • 4 - More Java 9
  • Other New Java 9 Features
  • Performance Optimizations
  • Memory Management (Optional)
  • 5 - Multithreading and Concurrency
  • Multithreading
  • Concurrent Java
  • Java 8 Concurrency Updates
  • 6 - Reflection and References
  • Introspection and Reflection
  • Reference Objects
  • 7 - Effective Java
  • Objects, Declarations, and Initializations
  • Exceptions
  • 8 - Writing High-Performance Applications
  • Profiling and Benchmarking
  • Profiling Tools
  • Code Optimization Techniques
  • Code Optimization Myths
  • Design Optimization Techniques
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.