Java bytecode articles


Code inlining

JIT is a tool plenty of magic, often considered by programmers as too low level to take them into account. But a lot of this magic stuff has a great influence on coding practices. One of them concerns methods size and is called inlining. Continue Reading →

Introduction to Java's bytecode reading

When you're learning Java concurrency, you surely hear very often about barriers. These barriers are expressed explicitly in bytecode, a intermediary form between code wrote by human and interpreted by machine. In this article we'll begin to learn the interpretation of bytecode to understand better what happen with it after, when machine uses it. Continue Reading →