Is "Java Concurrency in Practice" Still Valid in the Era of Java 8 and 14?

One of my reader Shobhit asked this question on my blog post about 12 must-reads advanced Java books for intermediate programmers - part1. I really like the question and thought that many Java programmers might have the same doubt whenever someone recommends them to read Java Concurrency in Practice. When this book came first in 2006, Java world was still not sure of about new concurrency changes made in Java 1.5, I think the first big attempt to improve Java's built-in support for multi-threading and concurrency. Many Java programmers were even not aware of new tools introduced in the API e.g. CountDownLatch, CyclicBarrier, ConcurrentHashMap, and much more. The book offered them the seamless introduction of those tools and how they can use them to write high-performance concurrent Java applications.

10 Reasons to become Oracle Certified Master - Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect - OCMJEA 6 (1Z0-807)

The Oracle Certified Master - Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect, which is a combination of three exams, 1Z0-807, 1Z0-865 and 866 is one of the toughest, hardest, and tiring Java certification you will ever give, but at the same time, it is also one of the most prestigious Java certification available in the Market. Large enterprise organizations (for example, Wall Street firms) with critical applications and environments are constantly in need of skilled architects. These companies are looking for well-trained and highly experienced specialists to architect their systems, define requirements, and oversee execution.

Top 5 Free AWS Solution Architect Associate Certification (SAA-C01) Practice Tests, Mock Exams, and Dumps

Hello guys, It seems everyone is over the cloud nowadays. Wherever I go people talk about Cloud computing and cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Digital Ocean, etc. And, there is no better way to learn cloud than preparing for certifications. I know so many people who are preparing for the AWS solution Architect exam for learning AWS and that's why I have started sharing my tips for learning AWS and passing the AWS solution architect certification exam. You might have noticed a couple of my posts related to AWS certifications like in the past I shared best online courses to crack AWS solution architect associate exam. But, I have said this multiple times that without practice tests and mock exams, your preparation for AWS certification be it solution architect or cloud developer is not complete.

Top 16 JMS (Java Messaging Service) Interview Questions and Answers

Java messaging Service or JMS interview questions is one of the important parts of any Core Java or J2EE interview as messaging is a key aspect of enterprise Java development. JMS is a popular open-source Messaging API and various vendors like Apache Active MQ, Websphere MQ, Sonic MQ provides an implementation of Java messaging API or JMS. Any Java messaging services or JMS interview can be divided into two parts where the first part focuses on fundamentals of JMS API and messaging concept like What is topic, What is Queue, publish-subscribe or point to point model, etc, While the second part is related to JMS experience with particular JMS provider.

Top 10 Advanced C++ (CPP) Books for Experienced Developers - Must Read

Once you know C++ and spends a couple of years of programming in C++, you started to feel that you know the basics and have good command over C++ programming. At this time, the programmer goes to two paths, one who chose to do just fire-fighting and daily work and never upgraded or forced to learn new or more by reading books, participating in forums, and giving presentations. The other group of programmers explores new books to learn C++ in detail and after reading a couple of books on this list, they also realize how much of C++ they know is incomplete and incorrect. That's why I recommend experienced C++ developers to read books to complete the journey from a junior developer to a senior developer.

Top 3 Books to Learn TCP/IP, UDP and Computer Networking Protocols - Best of Lot

Both TCP/IP and UDP are very popular networking protocol and in this era of the internet and a connected world, they become even more important. No matter, whether you are a computer science graduate or doing masters in computer science, a software engineer, a network engineer, or a Java programmer, good knowledge of TCP/IP and UDP goes a long way to securing a job and doing well on it. Even though I mostly interview for Java programmers, I almost always ask a couple of questions on TCP/IP and UDP protocol to check if the candidate is familiar with computer network basics or not because even if you work for Java application, you are exposed to the network.

Top 5 jQuery books for Beginners and Web developers - Best of lot

jQuery is an open-source JavaScript library, which has completely changed the way, client-side web development was done using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. With the growing popularity of jQuery, it becomes imperative for web developers to learn and take advantage of jQuery, and books are one of the best ways to learn jQuery. In this article, I am going to share your top 5 jQuery books from my personal collection, which I have looked at and researched before purchasing my first book on jQuery, Head First JQuery. Since I like to follow one book at a time, I didn't bother to look into another must-read book, JQuery in Action, until I have finished formerly.

Top 5 Soft Skill and Career Development Books and Courses for Programmers

Most of the software developers, programmers, and coders spend a considerable amount of their time and energy on learning technologies which get obsolete in few years like a new framework or a new programming language but they neglect something more important like soft skills. Unlike technical stuff, soft skills will not only serve you good in your job and career but also in your life and it won't get obsolete as quickly as the new web application development framework you have just learned. Similarly, most of us put a lot of effort to get a job but after that, we don't put much effort to grow on that job, the result is many programmers and software developers stuck in their careers.

Top 10 Must Read Books for Experienced Programmers - Best of Lot

Hello guys, In this article, I am going to share books that I believe every experienced programmer should read to develop skills that are expected of an experienced programmer. As an experienced software developer, you should be a good coder, good at the understanding requirement, designing the system, communicating with peers and stakeholders, ensuring that your project has good test coverage, following good coding best practices and writing maintainable code. Those skills are quite valuable and just doesn't come when your experience increases, you need to work hard to acquire that. I know many programmers who have been programming for 7 or 8 years, but they still don't pose these skills. Some of them never bother to try, and some of them just don't know how to develop those skills. It's where these books come into the picture.