Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 17, 2019
Duration
1h 39m
Description

JDK 9 brought a new tool, jlink, which allows us to link an application together into a custom image. This contains everything needed to run the application, so our users can just run it and won't need to install Java themselves. It also provides optimization benefits unavailable elsewhere. In this course, Jlink: A Detailed Exploration, you will learn how to use all the features of the Java jlink tool. First, you'll review modularity to understand how jlink fits, and discover its features and drawbacks. Next, you will learn how to use the tool to link a small example application. Finally, you will explore the different options and the plugins available. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of jlink needed to use the tool successfully on your own Java application code.

About the author
About the author

David Flynn is a contractor working in the banking sector in London. David specializes in Java and Scala, with experience in C, C++, and Perl. When not working, he plays chess and is the server programmer of the Free Internet Chess Server.

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