In this chapter, we will explore some advanced features of Quarkus that will help you design and code cutting-edge Quarkus applications. The topics we will learn about will cover different areas of Quarkus API, ranging from advanced configuration options to controlling the life cycle of a Quarkus application and firing time-based events using the Quarkus scheduler.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to leverage the following advanced features:
- Using advanced MicroProfile configuration options
- Controlling the life cycle events of your services
- Scheduling periodic tasks in your services