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Dmitry Kornilov, Dmitry Aleksandrov, and Daniel Kec
  • MEAP began August 2022
  • Publication in Spring 2023 (estimated)
  • ISBN 9781633439467
  • 500 pages (estimated)
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Build blindingly fast Java microservices with Helidon, and discover everything you need to pass the Oracle Helidon certification!

In Helidon in Action you will learn:

  • Developing cloud-native microservices with Helidon MP
  • Packaging microservices using JLink and GraalVM
  • Deploying microservices to Kubernetes
  • Handling observability, resiliency, security and data access
  • MicroProfile 5.0 specifications in details
  • The basics of Helidon Reactive APIs

Learn how to build cloud native applications with Helidon! Written by members of the Helidon core development team, Helidon in Action delivers hands-on examples and expert insight into this exciting new Java development framework from Oracle. Helidon offers low memory consumption, fast startup time, and a small disk footprint—everything you need to build efficient microservices! This book uses real-world scenarios to explain all concepts, so you get a chance to really see Helidon in action.

about the technology

To take full advantage of the cloud, your applications need to be optimized with fast start times, low memory consumption, and a small disk footprint. The open source Helidon framework provides all that, and more. It’s based on Java 17, giving you full access to new code features. Helidon also supports modern enterprise Java standards such as MicroProfile. Plus, Helidon lets you use GraalVM to build lightning-fast native executables, and its unique reactive layer allows you to develop efficient low level APIs.

about the book

Helidon in Action is a hands-on guide to building microservices and cloud native applications with the Helidon framework. It’s written by Dmitry Kornilov, Daniel Kec, and Dmitry Alexandrov, who are leading members of the Helidon project team. Each chapter teaches a new Helidon concept through practical examples based on real-life use-cases, so you’re working with real code from the very beginning. You’ll learn how to add observability and security to your microservices and how to build an effective stack using Helidon with your favorite Java services. Best of all, everything covered in this book makes it a great study guide for the upcoming Oracle Helidon certification—the perfect way to prove your new skills to a prospective employer!

about the reader

For Java developers.

about the authors

Dmitry Kornilov is a Director of Software Development at Oracle. He is leading project Helidon and actively participating in Jakarta EE and MicroProfile communities. Dmitry is an open source enthusiast and speaker who has earned the "Star Spec Lead" and "Outstanding Spec Lead" awards.

Daniel Kec is a Java Developer at Oracle working on the Helidon project.

Dmitry Aleksandrov is a software developer at Oracle, Java Champion, and Oracle Groundbreaker. He is currently working on Project Helidon. He is a co-lead of the Bulgarian Java User Group and co-organizer of jPrime Conf.

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