Over 80 recipes to build and extend your very own version of Java platform using OpenJDK project
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
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