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* Welcome Ben Evans, James Gough & Chris Newland

 
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This week, we're delighted to have Ben Evans, James Gough & Chris Newland helping to answer questions about the new book Optimizing Java.  See the table of contents.

The promotion starts Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 and will end on Friday, June 8th, 2018.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, O'Reilly.


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Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing, and should be reserved for welcoming the author. Questions posted in this topic are subject to removal.
 
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That is one of the best books.That is cool.
 
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Good to see you here Welcome. I hope you have lots of interesting questions here.
 
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Thank you - looking forward to fielding some questions from the Coderanch community...
 
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Good to see you here.
Welcome.
 
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I'm looking forward to reading this book.  Just got a copy on Amazon after reviewing the table of contents.  For experienced Java developers, this is the type of information that we need.  Thanks for writing the book!
 
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Welcome to the Java Ranch!  

I've read through the table of contents for your book and I've got to say that I am really looking forward to reading it. Java performance issues have been at the heart of my work for a long time, and it looks like there's still a lot of opportunities for improvement.

Gary
 
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Hey Jim Gough here. Looking forward to answering any questions and exploring the ranch this week.
 
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Welcome to the Ranch JG.
 
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I need to take myself out of the running for the free book, I'm still happy my java compiles.  Performance is not yet on my radar.

 
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Jim Venolia wrote:. . . not optimizing an idle loop?

Search this forum and find out
 
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A few minustes ago, I wrote:Search this forum and find out

. . . and you will find the query about idle loops is by one Jim Venolia. Any relation of yours?
 
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Hi all,

Chris Newland here, happy to answer any questions you've got about the book or Java performance
 
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Which Java gives you the best performance?  I'm partial to dark roast, but one co-worker insists on cold-brewed while my boss is an espresso man.
 
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I always find the best Java for optimal performance is the one you can send someone else off to make for you!
 
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@Anna the problem with asynchronous delegation is will it ever return
 
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A gentle reminder to all promotion participants that this thread is for welcoming the author only. Normally questions posted here will be deleted but in this case as the authors have already answered they can stay. However, remember that questions asked in this thread will not get your name in the hat for winning a copy of the book at the end of the week. To be in with a chance of winning you need to ask questions in a new thread in this forum.

Good luck everyone!

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Welcome to the Ranch, authors!
 
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