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Explore IBM Java 7

A look inside the IBM Java platform for AIX, Linux, z/OS, and IBM i

Date:  08 Aug 2012 |Level: Intermediate |

1. Introducing IBM Java 7

Start with a quick overview of the features and innovations in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 7. Then learn more about them from the IBM Java 7 technical lead, who also shares his insights into IBM's commitment to Java technology and the OpenJDK project.

2. Taking a deeper look

Get more granular details on major improvements in IBM Java 7, including the fork/join framework for concurrency, new I/O capabilities, and memory-management enhancements. And explore Metronome, the soft real-time garbage collector from IBM that's included in the SDK for evaluation.

3. Installing and using the SDK

Download IBM Java 7 and get platform-specific guidance on planning your installation or migration, installing the SDK, developing and running applications, and troubleshooting.

4. Leveraging Java 7 in IBM WebSphere

Java 7 is now available for use in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) v. 8.5. Find out why enhancements to both the language and WAS make this an effective combination.




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