Mastering High Performance with Kotlin

Overcome performance difficulties in Kotlin with a range of exciting techniques and solutions



Bookstore > Books > Mastering High Performance with Kotlin

Mastering High Performance with Kotlin
Buy
Preview
Price$35.99 - $44.99
Rating
AuthorIgor Kucherenko
PublisherPackt Publishing
Published2018
Pages316
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-10178899664X
ISBN-139781788996648
EBook Hardcover Paperback

The ease with which we write applications has been increasing, but with it comes the need to address their performance. A balancing act between easily implementing complex applications and keeping their performance optimal is a present-day requirement In this book, we explore how to achieve this crucial balance, while developing and deploying applications with Kotlin.

The book starts by analyzing various Kotlin specifcations to identify those that have a potentially adverse effect on performance. Then, we move on to monitor techniques that enable us to identify performance bottlenecks and optimize performance metrics. Next, we look at techniques that help to us achieve high performance: memory optimization, concurrency, multi threading, scaling, and caching. We also look at fault tolerance solutions and the importance of logging. We'll also cover best practices of Kotlin programming that will help you to improve the quality of your code base.

By the end of the book, you will have gained some insight into various techniques and solutions that will help to create high-performance applications in the Kotlin environment.




Similar Books


Hands-On High Performance with Spring 5

Hands-On High Performance with Spring 5

While writing an application, performance is paramount. Performance tuning for real-world applications often involves activities geared toward detecting bottlenecks. The recent release of Spring 5.0 brings major advancements in the rich API provided by the Spring framework, which means developers need to master its tools and techniques to...
Clojure High Performance Programming

Clojure High Performance Programming

Clojure is a young, dynamic, functional programming language that runs on the Java Virtual Machine. It is built with performance, pragmatism, and simplicity in mind. Like most general purpose languages, Clojure's features have different performance characteristics that one should know in order to write high performance code.Clojure High P...
NGINX High Performance

NGINX High Performance

NGINX is one of the most common free, open source web servers. Its performance-oriented architecture and small footprint makes it an ideal choice for high-traffic websites.NGINX offers great performance and optimal resource utilization to its administrators. This practical guide walks you through how to tune one of the leading free open s...
Scaling Big Data with Hadoop and Solr

Scaling Big Data with Hadoop and Solr

As data grows exponentially day-by-day, extracting information becomes a tedious activity in itself. Technologies like Hadoop are trying to address some of the concerns, while Solr provides high-speed faceted search. Bringing these two technologies together is helping organizations resolve the problem of information extraction from Big Da...
Getting Started with Julia Programming

Getting Started with Julia Programming

Julia is a new open source programming language that is used in the field of data science computing. It was created to solve the dilemma between high-level slow code and fast but low-level code, and the necessity to use both to achieve high performance. This book will give you a head start to tackle your numerical and data problems with J...
IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization Cookbook

IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization Cookbook

IPython is at the heart of the Python scientific stack. With its widely acclaimed web-based notebook, IPython is today an ideal gateway to data analysis and numerical computing in Python.IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization Cookbook contains many ready-to-use focused recipes for high-performance scientific computing and data an...