For a brief overview of how to take advantage of a new feature in JDK9, namely the ability to create custom runtime images, please view the YouTube video that follows. As an addendum to this video, a recently published blog explains how the
creation of runtime images can be automated inside a NetBeans project.
Please Check out Automating the Creation of JDK9 Reduced Runtime Images for further edification.
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