Java Tutorials by Dr Heinz Kabutz

Ever heard of -XX:SelfDestructTimer=42? It's a JVM flag. Guess what it does? We follow some breadcrumbs to figure out what the JVM flags are, how to get a quick description in globals.hpp and lastly, show where to discover them in the OpenJDK source code.

Audience: intermediate to advanced Java programmers

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Java Tutorial 007 - JVM Flags Bread Crumbs

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