Java Programming 24-Hour Trainer
As one of the most popular languages for building web applications, Java is often the first language that programmers learn to use. This self-paced book-and-video combination is an ideal introduction to the world of programming with Java. With it and the Java Development Kit, you can compile your first program. Assuming little or no programming experience, the easy-to-follow lessons are reinforced by step-by-step instructions. more »
Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 3rd Edition
One of the most popular beginning programming books, now fully updated.

Java is a popular language for beginning programmers, and earlier editions of this fun and friendly guide have helped thousands get started. Now fully revised to cover recent updates for Java 7.0, Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 3rd Edition is certain to put more first-time programmers and Java beginners on the road to Java mastery.

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers an easy-to-understand introduction to programming through the popular, versatile Java 7.0 language. more »
Java EE 6 Pocket Guide
This handy guide provides an overview of Java Enterprise Edition 6's main technologies and includes extensive, easy-to-understand code samples that demonstrate the platform's many improvements. You'll quickly understand how Java EE 6 simplifies the process of developing and deploying web and enterprise applications. more »
Beginning Java ME Platform
Have you thought about building games for your cell phone or other wireless devices? Whether you are a first - time wireless Java developer or an experienced professional, Beginning Java ME Platform brings exciting wireless and mobile Java application development right to your door and device!

Beginning Java ME Platform empowers you with the flexibility and power to start building Java applications for your Java - enabled mobile device or cell phone. The book covers sound HTTPS support, user interface API enhancements, the Mobile Media API, the Game API, 3D graphics, Bluetooth, and more. more »
Beginning POJOs
Beginning POJOs introduces you to open source lightweight web development using Plain Old Java Objects (POJOs) and the tools and frameworks that enable this. Tier by tier, this book guides you through the construction of complex but lightweight enterprise Java-based web applications. Such applications are centered around several major open source lightweight frameworks, including Spring, Hibernate, Tapestry, and JBoss.

Additional support comes from the most successful and prevalent open-source tools: Eclipse and Ant, and the increasingly popular TestNG. This book is ideal if you're new to open source and lightweight Java. more »
Programming Google App Engine, 2nd Edition
Google App Engine makes it easy to create a web application that can serve millions of people as easily as serving hundreds, with minimal up-front investment. With Programming Google App Engine, Google engineer Dan Sanderson provides practical guidance for designing and developing your application on Google's vast infrastructure, using App Engine's scalable services and simple development model.

Through clear and concise instructions, you'll learn how to get the most out of App Engine's nearly unlimited computing power. This second edition is fully updated and expanded to cover Python 2.7 and Java 6 support, multithreading, asynchronous service APIs, and the use of frameworks such as Django 1.3 and webapp2. more »
Spring Data
You can choose several data access frameworks when building Java enterprise applications that work with relational databases. But what about big data? This hands-on introduction shows you how Spring Data makes it relatively easy to build applications across a wide range of new data access technologies such as NoSQL and Hadoop.

Through several sample projects, you'll learn how Spring Data provides a consistent programming model that retains NoSQL-specific features and capabilities, and helps you develop Hadoop applications across a wide range of use-cases such as data analysis, event stream processing, and workflow. more »
Java 7 Concurrency Cookbook
Master all that Java 7 has to offer for concurrent programming.

Get to grips with thread management, the Fork / Join framework, concurrency classes and much more in this book.

A practical Cookbook packed with recipes for achieving the most important Java Concurrency tasks. more »
SOA Patterns
SOA Patterns provides detailed, technology-neutral solutions to these challenges, and many others, using plain language. You'll understand the design patterns that promote and enforce flexibility, availability, and scalability. Each of the 26 patterns uses the classic problem/solution format and a unique technology map to show where specific solutions fit into the general pattern.

Written for working developers and architects building services and service-oriented solutions. Knowledge of Java or C# is helpful but not required. more »
The Definitive Guide to Jython
Jython is an open source implementation of the high-level, dynamic, object-oriented scripting language Python seamlessly integrated with the Java platform. The predecessor to Jython, JPython, is certified as 100% Pure Java. Jython is freely available for both commercial and noncommercial use and is distributed with source code. Jython is complementary to Java.

The Definitive Guide to Jython, written by the official Jython team leads, covers Jython 2.5 (or 2.5.x) - from the basics to more advanced features. This book begins with a brief introduction to the language and then journeys through Jython's different features and uses. more »