Reliable Java Systems
The construction of high-integrity or high-reliability systems in an object-oriented language, and in Java in particular, introduces some very specific issues. These issues include security, the ambiguities in the language and common programmer bugs. These are considered further in the remainder of this chapter.
KeywordsVirtual Machine Major Release Publically Available Specification Outer Class Beta Release
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Further Reading and References
- Hunt, J. and Long, F. (1998). Implementing assertions in Java. Java Developers Journal, 3(1).Google Scholar
- McGraw, G. and Feiten, E.W. (1997). Java Security: Hostile Applets, Holes and Antidotes. John Wiley, New York.Google Scholar
- Neumann, P.G. (1995). Computer Related Risks, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, pp. 14–15.Google Scholar
- Programming Research Ltd (1996) QAC: Deep Flow static analyser: Users Guide, Programming Research Ltd.,http://www.prqa.co.uk/.
- Sun Microsystems Bugs Reportshttp://www.javasoft.com/products/jdk/1.1/knownbugs/.
- The Unofficial Java Bug Report,http://www2.vo.lu/homepages/gmid/.