Reliable Java Systems

  • John Hunt
Part of the Practitioner Series book series (PRACT.SER.)


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.


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Further Reading and References

  1. Hunt, J. and Long, F. (1998). Implementing assertions in Java. Java Developers Journal, 3(1).Google Scholar
  2. McGraw, G. and Feiten, E.W. (1997). Java Security: Hostile Applets, Holes and Antidotes. John Wiley, New York.Google Scholar
  3. Neumann, P.G. (1995). Computer Related Risks, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, pp. 14–15.Google Scholar
  4. Programming Research Ltd (1996) QAC: Deep Flow static analyser: Users Guide, Programming Research Ltd.,
  5. The Unofficial Java Bug Report,

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Hunt
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    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of WalesAberystwyth, Dyfed, WalesUK
  2. 2.JayDee TechnologyChippenhamUK

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