Sunday, May 31, 2020

Top 5 Course to Crack Google Cloud Platform Associate Cloud Engineer Certification Exam - Best of Lot

Hello guys, If you are looking to pursue a career as a Google Cloud Engineer or merely just want to acquire a cloud certificate to add to your colorful resume, then taking the Google Cloud Engineer exam might be just the right thing for you. Google Cloud Platform or GCP is one of the top 3 public cloud providers along with AWS and Microsoft Azure and the demand for certified Google cloud professionals is growing exponentaitonal because of increased adoption of the Google Cloud Platform. If you already have a fair amount of experience, then you may want to go for the Professional Cloud exam. But if you are a newbie, or looking to add more certifications to add your CV then the Associate Cloud Engineer exam is the way to go.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Top 5 Online Courses to Learn Java 9 and Modules - Best of Lot

The last couple of years was the year of releases for Java developer. With versions of JDK 9 to JDK 13, Spring 5, Spring Boot 2.0, and Spring Security 5.0, there was so much to learn for Java developers and all at once, but like many others, I didn't make a good process, and I am looking to turn it around this year. One of my top priority goals for New Year to learn new features of Java 9 as quickly as possible to write more about it. It's also essential for you to learn Java 9 quickly to improve your career prospects.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Top 5 Online training courses to learn Cloud Computing in 2021 - Best of Lot

Cloud Computing is becoming an essential skill for any Software developer or IT professional today as more and more companies are moving towards Cloud for their infrastructure and service needs. It pays to learn Cloud Computing today as the most likely application will be solely building and deploy in the cloud in the future. No matter what your role is, if you are working in technology, cloud computing is going to affect you, one way or another. Anyway, if you want to learn cloud computing then you have come to the right place, in this article, I am going to share some of the best courses to learn Cloud computing basics in general and with AWS and GCP in particular.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Top 5 Courses and Books to Learn Gradle for DevOps Engineer - Best of Lot

Hello guys, Gradle is one of the latest tools for Java developers to create build scripts and manage dependencies. It's a good alternative of Maven and the best thing about Gradle is that finally, you have a much more readable, and concise build scripts. With Maven, build scripts are written using XML in pom.xml file which is very verbose, but with Gradle, build scripts are written using Groovy which is very concise by design. This means the same 100 line Maven build script can be replaced by 10 to 20 lines of Gradle script. To give you an exam, here is a diagram that compares a Gradle script to a Maven pom.xml file.

Top 10 Coursera Certifications and Specialization to Learn Python in 2021

While there are many online platforms out there to learn Python Programming, Coursera is one of the most reputed ones. The best thing about Coursera is that it provides access to courses taught at the World's top universities like the University of Michigan and Rice University, one of the top 20 universities in the USA. It has also got the best Python certifications offered by both organizations like IBM and Google, the World's top universities like the University of Michigan. That's why many people flock to Coursera to learn Python and other Computer Science and Software Engineering skills.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Top 5 Courses to Crack AWS Certified Developer Associate Exam (DVA-C01) in 2021

Hello guys, you might have heard about AWS certifications and if you, as a Programmer, Software Developer, or DevOps Engineer, wondering which certification to pursue in 2021, I would suggest going for AWS Developer Associate Certification by Amazon Web Service. The AWS Certified Developer - Associate examination is intended for Software Developers and Programmers who have one or more years of hands-on experience developing and maintaining an AWS-based application. Since the future of Software Development is in Cloud it makes sense for Software Developers to get certified for their cloud development skills and given AWS is the most popular and biggest Cloud platform it makes sense to go for AWS Developer Associate certification.

Top 5 Free Courses to Learn Microsoft SQL Server and T-SQL in 2021 - Best of Lot

Hello guys, welcome to my blog. The Microsoft SQL Server is not just one of the popular database solutions but also one of the most complicated software offerings from Microsoft. It requires you to have a foundation in networks, databases, and programming. This wide range of skills is often challenging to obtain without rigorous learning and years of hands-on experience. Since it's difficult to learn and master the demand for expert SQL Server DBAs and Programmers is always high, particularly in banking sectors. I know many of my friends in London and all around the world become SQL Server DBAs after starting as a programmer just to work on those big banks and earn very high salaries.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Top 5 Course to Learn Ansible for DevOps in 2021 - Best of Lot

If you are in the DevOps space, then you might have heard about Ansible, one of the powerful tools for infrastructure automation. In the past, when you need to set up a server for your application you need to go to each server and install all the software and verify it. This slow, manual, and painful process of server setup is now over with tools like Ansible, Chef, Puppet, and Salt making their way. These are the tools that promote the idea of Infrastructure as code which also brings the added benefit of versioning and scaling when it comes to infrastructure automation.  If you are working towards a career in DevOps, your already a DevOps champion in your team, then learning about Ansible is a good idea, and you have come to the right place.

Monday, May 18, 2020

Top 5 courses to Learn Kotlin Programming language for Java and Android Developers

Hello All, you might have heard about Kotlin and how it's becoming the standard language to develop Android applications, but it's much more than that. If you don't know Kotlin, it's a relatively new programming language that makes programming for Android and Java easy. Ever since Google announced Kotlin as the official language for Android Development, I have received a lot of queries from my readers should Java developers learn Kotlin now? Or which one is better to start with Android development, Kotlin, or Java? I have answered that question in my last article, but I am still receiving a lot of queries about learning Kotlin and whether Java developer should Learn Kotlin or not?

Sunday, May 17, 2020

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.

Friday, May 15, 2020

Top 5 Courses to Learn Flask Web Development Framework for Python Programmers - Best of Lot

Hello guys, if one of your resolution this year is to learn web development with Python, then I must congratulate you on making the right choice. Python is the king of a programming language at the moment, and it has many frameworks and libraries to create a robust and scalable web application. One of the most notable of them is Flask, which is known for its simplicity and ease of learning. It allows you to create a web application with a tiny amount of code and work, because of that its one of the most popular web application frameworks on Python community and an ideal framework to learn for web development whether you are a beginner or someone with years of experience.

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.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Top 5 Online Courses to Learn Web Development in 2021- Best of Lot

Hello guys, if you are wanted to learn Web Development this year and thinking that it's too late to make that goal, then let me tell you it's never too late. In this article, I am going to share some of the best Web Development courses you can take to learn online by yourself. If you are a regular reader of this blog, then you might know that earlier I have shared about The Complete Web Developer RoadMap, which outlines how you can become a Modern Web Developer everybody wants to hire. In that post, I have explained how you can learn everything about Programming and Web Development from scratch and with no coding experience.

Monday, May 11, 2020

Top 5 Courses to Learn Artificial Intelligence for Programmers in 2021 - Best of Lot

Hello guys, If you are not living under a rock, then you might have heard AI or Artificial Intelligence quite often in the last few years. It's not that Artificial Intelligence is a brand new thing, it's been around for years, but in the last few years it has really peaking up. Artificial Intelligence is impacting every aspect of life just like Electricity did at the start of the 19th Century and IT did a couple of decades ago. More and more companies are trying to solve real-world problems using AI like self-driving cars and many startups using AI in educational and training applications to train children better. My first experience with AI was when IBM's Deep Blue beats Garry Kasparov in chess.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Top 5 Amazon Web Services (AWS) Courses for Beginners and Experienced Programmers - Best of Lot

Hello guys, with the growth of Cloud computing in recent years, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become one of the most in-demand skills in the field of technology nowadays. This is not a surprise because AWS is the oldest and biggest public cloud providers and many companies both big and small have hosted their solution on AWS.  It has the biggest collection of Services on the AWS marketplace which provides individuals and organizations innovative tools and techniques to deploy or migrate their entire infrastructure on to the AWS platform. The demand for AWS Certified Professionals will only grow because migration to the cloud is now the key priority for many organizations.

Friday, May 8, 2020

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.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Top 5 Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Courses and Certifications to Learn Online

The GCP or Google Cloud Platform is a slightly late entrant in the world of public cloud computing but it has completely changed the public cloud landscape in the last few years, particularly the monopoly of AWS on Cloud has been challenged. It's still neither the most popular public cloud platform like Amazon Web Services, nor the darling of corporate world like Microsoft Azure but its Performance, Tools, and innovation of Google is attracting more and more companies on Google Cloud Platform, particularly in the areas of Big Data and Machine Learning. With tools like Bigtable, BigQuery, and libraries like TensorFlow, Google Cloud Platform is quickly becoming the go-to platform for Machine learning innovations. Because of all these, there is an increased demand for Cloud experts who are familiar with GCP and Google Cloud Platform concepts and tools.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Top 5 Courses to Learn GraphQL for Beginners in 2021 - Best of Lot

Hello guys, you might have heard about GraphQL, another exciting technology. GraphQL is gaining a lot of popularity because of its superiority over traditional REST APIs. Many big companies like Facebook, Coursera, Github, and Yelp have already started using it, which has also helped a lot in terms of gaining popularity. There is a good chance that you might have already have heard about GraphQL in blogs pots, on Medium, or, in general, Web, but like many others, not sure whether it's worth learning or not, and if yes, from where to start. Well, I have been learning GraphQL since last week, and I would like to share some of the resources I have been using for my learning.

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.

Monday, May 4, 2020

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.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

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.

10 JdbcTemplate Examples in Spring Framework

Hello guys, If you have been using the Spring framework then you may know that the JdbcTempalte is one of the most useful classes of Spring framework. The JdbcTempalte class provides lots of convenient methods for performing database-related tasks that take the pain away from using the JDBC API. If you have worked in any real-life JAva project which connects to Database using JDBC then you know that JDBC API is not very convenient to use as it requires a lot of boilerplate code. For example, to execute a simple SELECT query, you first need to create a Connection and Statement object to execute the query and iterate through a ResultSet Object to get the result of the query. Finally, you need to close all of these resources to prevent resource leak in Java.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

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.

Friday, May 1, 2020

Top 5 TensorFlow and Machine Learning Online Training Courses for Programmers

If you are curious about Artificial intelligence, Data Science, and Machine learning, then I am sure you have heard about TensorFlow, Google's machine learning API, which they have used to develop the RankBrain algorithm for Google Search. TensorFlow is one of the most popular machine learning API, which allows you to automate several real-world tasks; for example, you can use it for image detection. In fact, a Japanese farmer turned programmer used it to detect the best quality Cucumber, which only his father and mother can do it with his years of experience. That's the power of machine learning, which is now available to everyone because of TensorFlow.

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.