Pro Spring 3
The agile, lightweight, open-source Spring Framework continues to be the de facto leading enterprise Java application development framework for today's Java programmers and developers. It works with other leading open-source, agile and lightweight Java technologies like Hibernate, Groovy, MyBatis, and more. Spring now also works with Java EE and JPA 2 as well.

Pro Spring 3 updates the bestselling Pro Spring with the latest that the Spring Framework has to offer: version 3.1. At 1000 pages, this is by far the most comprehensive Spring book available, thoroughly exploring the power of Spring. more »
Pro JavaFX 2
In Pro JavaFX 2 show you how you can use the JavaFX platform to create rich-client Java applications. You'll see how JavaFX provides a powerful Java-based UI platform capable of handling large-scale data-driven business applications.

Covering the JavaFX API, development tools, and best practices, this book provides code examples that explore the exciting new features provided with JavaFX 2. It contains engaging tutorials that cover virtually every facet of JavaFX development and reference materials on JavaFX that augment the JavaFX API documentation. Written in an engaging and friendly style, Pro JavaFX 2 is an essential guide to JavaFX 2. more »
Java EE 6 Cookbook for Securing, Tuning, and Extending Enterprise Applications
Secure your Java applications using Java EE built-in features as well as the well-known Spring Security framework. Utilize related recipes for testing various Java EE technologies including JPA, EJB, JSF, and Web services. Explore various ways to extend a Java EE environment with the use of additional dynamic languages as well as frameworks. A learn-by-example based approach that focuses on key concepts to provide the foundation to solve real world problems. more »
Java 7 New Features Cookbook
Comprehensive coverage of the new features of Java 7 organized around easy-to-follow recipes. Covers exciting features such as the try-with-resources block, the monitoring of directory events, asynchronous IO and new GUI enhancements, and more. A learn-by-example based approach that focuses on key concepts to provide the foundation to solve real world problems. more »
Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer Study Guide
In-depth understanding of Java through the examination of objects and methods. Extensive code examples and figures to illustrate key concepts in Java SE 7 including memory usage. Additional coverage of good programming and design practices as they relate to the certification objectives. Step-by-step coverage of certification exam topics in a simplified and easy-to-learn manner. more »
Programmer's Guide to Java SCJP Certification, 3rd Edition
This book will help you prepare for and pass the Sun Certified Programmer for the Java Platform SE 6 (CX-310-065) Exam. It is written for any experienced programmer (with or without previous knowledge of Java) interested in mastering the Java programming language and passing the SCJP 1.6 Exam.

A Programmer's Guide to Java SCJP Certification, Third Edition, provides detailed coverage of all exam topics and objectives, readily runnable code examples, programming exercises, extensive review questions, and a new mock exam. In addition, as a comprehensive primer to the Java programming language, this book is an invaluable reference tool. more »
MySQL Cookbook, 2nd Edition
Along with MySQL's popularity has come a flood of questions about solving specific problems, and that's where this Cookbook is essential. Designed as a handy resource when you need quick solutions or techniques, the book offers dozens of short, focused pieces of code and hundreds of worked-out examples for programmers of all levels who don't have the time (or expertise) to solve MySQL problems from scratch. There are also many new examples for using Perl, PHP, Python, and Java as well. more »
Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours, 6th Edition
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to create Java applications with the free NetBeans visual editing tools.

Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, popular author Rogers Cadenhead helps you master the skills and technology you need to create desktop and web programs, web services, and even an Android app in Java.

Each lesson builds on what you've already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. more »
Java Web Services: Up and Running
This example-driven book offers a thorough introduction to Java's APIs for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) and RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS).

Java Web Services: Up and Running takes a clear, pragmatic approach to these technologies by providing a mix of architectural overview, complete working code examples, and short yet precise instructions for compiling, deploying, and executing an application. You'll learn how to write web services from scratch and integrate existing services into your Java applications. more »
Clojure in Action
Clojure in Action is a hands-on tutorial for the working programmer who has written code in a language like Java or Ruby, but has no prior experience with Lisp. It teaches Clojure from the basics to advanced topics using practical, real-world application examples. Blow through the theory and dive into practical matters like unit-testing and environment set-up, all the way through building a scalable web-application using domain-specific languages, Hadoop, HBase, and RabbitMQ. more »