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Java Thread Programming Java Thread Programming by Paul Hyde
ISBN: 0672315858 - Publisher: Macmillan Computer Publishing

Great tutorial for those new to multithreading in Java, and a great reference and source of advanced techniques for experienced Java developers. Follow these links for the table of contents, information about the author, or just more about the book. Used for Programix's Threads and Java class. [buy it...]

The Java Programming Language The Java Programming Language by Ken Arnold, James Gosling, David Holmes
ISBN: 0201704331 - Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing

Excellent introduction to what Java is all about. Covers features of Java and the language design decisions and details of how Java works. Not a Java programming tutorial, but must-read book for those new to Java and looking to master the platform. [buy it...]

Just Java 2 Just Java 2 by Peter Van Der Linden
ISBN: 0130105341 - Publisher: Prentice Hall

Great introduction to Java for those who have programmed in another language. [buy it...]

JDBC API Tutorial and Reference JDBC API Tutorial and Reference by Seth White, Maydene Fisher, Rick Cattell, Graham Hamilton, Mark Hapner
ISBN: 0201433281 - Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing

Explains how to access relational databases from Java using the Java DataBase Connectivity (JDBC) API. Good reference on JDBC features. Used for Programix's JDBC class. [buy it...]

Java Servlet Programming Java Servlet Programming by Jason Hunter, William Crawford, Paula Ferguson
ISBN: 156592391X - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

Explains how Java servlets can be used generate dynamic web pages. [buy it...]

Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages Core Servlets and JavaServer Pages by Marty Hall
ISBN: 0130092290 - Publisher: Prentice Hall

Explains how to use Java Servlet and JSP technology to build dynamic web pages. Used for Programix's Java Servlets and JSP class. [buy it...]

Java and XML Java and XML by Brett McLaughlin
ISBN: 0596001975 - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

Give a quick overview of generic XML and then concentrates on parsing and generating XML from Java. Used for Programix's XML and Java class. [buy it...]

XML Pocket Reference XML Pocket Reference by Robert Eckstein, Michel Casabianca
ISBN: 0596001339 - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

Good coverage of XML syntax and a great quick reference and examples. Used for Programix's XML and Java class. [buy it...]

Enterprise JavaBeans Enterprise JavaBeans by Richard Monson-Haefel
ISBN: 0596002262 - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

Excellent ground-up explanation of J2EE EJB techology and how it is best applied in building large-scale applications. Used for Programix's Enterprise JavaBeans class. [buy it...]

Java Swing Java Swing by Robert Eckstein, Marc Loy, Dave Wood
ISBN: 156592455X - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

Good, comprehensive exploration of the Swing graphical component toolkit. [buy it...]

Java 2D Graphics Java 2D Graphics by Jonathan B. Knudsen
ISBN: 1565924843 - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

Great explanation of the features in the Java2D API. [buy it...]

Java AWT Reference Java AWT Reference by John Zukowski, Mike Loukides
ISBN: 1565922409 - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

Gives a nice foundation for how the Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT) works in Java. Still useful--even when Swing is available. [buy it...]

Java: How To Program Java: How To Program by Paul J. Deitel, Harvey M. Deitel
ISBN: 0130125075 - Publisher: Prentice Hall

Great book for those who are new to programming. If Java is going to be your first serious language, this book can help ease you into it. [buy it...]

Thinking in Java Thinking in Java by Bruce Eckel
ISBN: 0130273635 - Publisher: Prentice Hall

Really good book that teaches Java and how to best use Java's features. [buy it...]

Java in a Nutshell Java in a Nutshell by David Flanagan, Paula Ferguson
ISBN: 119900040X - Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates

A quick reference to the Java API and short descriptions of various features. [buy it...]

Teach Yourself Java 2 in 21 Days Teach Yourself Java 2 in 21 Days by Laura Lemay, Rogers Cadenhead
ISBN: 0672316382 - Publisher: Sams Publishing

Although the timeframe is overly optimistic, this is a great tutorial that gets a developer who is new to Java up to speed on some basic features. [buy it...]

Object Technology: A Manager's Guide Object Technology: A Manager's Guide by David A. Taylor
ISBN: 0201309947 - Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing

Outstanding explanation of Object Oriented technology. A must-have for developers new to the OO realm. Fully explains concepts like data encapsulation, inheritance, polymorphism and all the other good things that objects bring. [buy it...]

Design Patterns : Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software Design Patterns : Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software by Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides, Grady Booch
ISBN: 0201633612 - Publisher: Addison-Wesley Publishing

The definitive source for reusable Object Oriented patterns. Although the examples are in C++, serious Java developers should have access to this book for effective design. [buy it...]

Patterns in Java, Volume 1 Patterns in Java, Volume 1 by Mark Grand
ISBN: 0471258393 - Publisher: Great supplement to Design Patterns for Java developers. Contains

most of the patterns from that book, but with Java-base examples and UML diagrams. Also includes other patterns. [buy it...]

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