The Java Virtual Machine Specification, 2nd Edition
by Tim Lindholm, Frank Yellin
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR 1999
Number of pages: 496
This book represents the complete specification for the Java Virtual Machine, the nucleus of the Java language. It is an essential reference for Java Virtual Machine implementors and compiler writers. There is a complete coverage of the Java Virtual Machine class file format and instruction set, directions for compiling for the Java Virtual Machine with numerous examples, verification techniques, and more.
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