What is WebSphere?
This book is an excellent introduction for a manager or developer willing to understand WebSphere and the J2EE specification from a very high perspective. It’s not a deep introduction, the book just covers the most important topics but it does in a funny but yet illustrative form. We read the book in a couple of days, it’s short and fast-paced. This book is the best book around for demystifying IBM’s middle-tier technology. This is the right book for anyone who wants to learn WebSphere in a hurry and do not have much time in reading bulk books to understand. This is a total, required read for anyone working with, or planning to work with WebSphere
Whether you’re a DBA, a senior systems analyst, a project manager, or a Java developer, there is knowledge in this book that you absolutely need to have. The section on connection pooling and JDBC management will enlighten DBAs. The advanced sections on WebSphere classloaders, Java Naming (JNDI) and session management will enable developers to better leverage the services afforded to them by the WebSphere Application Server and the sections on the WebSphere runtime will help J2EE architects make more enlightened infrastructure decisions.
This is one of the best books from Cameron Wallace McKenzie
It doesn’t matter who you are – if at all you are using WebSphere Then you must need the knowledge contained in this book.
Review : Effective Java by Joshua Bloch
This is one of the best book that programmers ever want to read – “Effective Java”. Lots of goodies in this book which are more practical and best guidelines for writing efficient code with proper design programs.
What would any developer want to write a code than a code which is clearer, accurate and very robust and powerfully reusable. This book would give us touch of these effective writing. This second edition of this book actually giving us an updated content on Java SE 5 and Java SE 6 which ideal for current developers. This Effective Java, Second Edition, brings together seventy-eight indispensable programmer’s rules of thumb – working, best-practice solutions for the programming challenges you encounter every day.
This book contains new design patterns and language idioms, showing you how to make the most of features ranging from generics to enums, annotations to autoboxing.
Each chapter in the book consists of several items presented in the form of a short, standalone essay that provides specific advice, insight into Java platform subtleties, and outstanding code examples. The comprehensive descriptions and explanations for each item illuminate what to do, what not to do, and why.
Best Highlights include:
New coverage of generics, enums, annotations, autoboxing, the for-each loop, varargs, concurrency utilities, and much more
Updated techniques and best practices on classic topics, including objects, classes, libraries, methods, and serialization
How to avoid the traps and pitfalls of commonly misunderstood subtleties of the language
Focus on the language and its most fundamental libraries: java.lang, java.util, and, to a lesser extent, java.util.concurrent and java.io
Being java programmer, You must read this book. What are we waiting for? Let’s check out the current prizes in amazon link below.