Best Reference Books – Enterprise Java

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Enterprise Java subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Enterprise Java along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Enterprise Java subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Enterprise Java" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Java: The Complete Reference” by Herbert Schildt

“Java: The Complete Reference” Book Review: This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students and also for professional software engineers. Computer science researchers and PhD students can also use this book. Professors can also use this book to teach students and examine the java concepts. This book gives the best approach to learn java by giving out all the topics step by step. It consists of many chapters which gives programming in java for better understanding. Syntaxes and other concepts are properly given in this book. It explains java compilers like JIT and it also explains about JVM. Data types, variables, arrays, and operators are explained at the starting. Control statements Classes, objects, and methods are explained later. Method overloading and overriding are the important aspects. OOPS concepts are also explained. Finally, core concepts like multithreading, lambda, AWT are explained. Java applets and the framework along with servlets are also described in the book.

2. “OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide” by Allen P R

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“OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide” Book Review: This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students and also for professional software engineers. Computer science researchers and PhD students can also use this book. Professors can also use this book to teach students and examine the java concepts. This book explains java concepts and the architecture behind it. It starts with explaining application design concepts and principles. Common architectures Integration and messaging are explained later on. Business tier technologies are also explained. Web-tier technologies, design patterns and security are discussed at the end. This book also provides MCQs for each chapter.

3. “Java Enterprise Edition: A Practical Approach” by B Mohamed Ibrahim

“Java Enterprise Edition: A Practical Approach” Book Review: This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students and also for professional software engineers. Computer science researchers and PhD students can also use this book. This book gives a practical approach in learning the java core concepts. It teaches APIs to be brief. Important APIs of JEE components are listed with explanation. One complete chapter is given to explain the oracle database. This book gives examples, especially in explaining JDBC concepts. It also explains applets, graphic making concepts, frameworks and AWT at the end. It consists of various chapters and also interviews important concepts. It also explains advancement in technologies using the JDBC concepts.

4. “Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java EE Study Guide(Second edition)” by Cade

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“Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for Java EE Study Guide(Second edition)” Book Review: This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students and also for professional software engineers. Computer science researchers and PhD students can also use this book. This book gives a practical approach in learning the java core concepts. This book is for sun certified enterprise architect (SCEA) for Java EE certification. This book discusses all the core concepts to get the knowledge about the Java EE examination. It explains concepts like CDI events. This book also explains portable security API. Later, bean validation is explained. It discusses Java persistence and its API socket. It also explains java RESTful web services along with the Servlet 4.0. It finally ends with explaining Javamail.

5. “Java: The Complete Reference, Seventh Edition” by Herbert Schildt

“Java: The Complete Reference, Seventh Edition” Book Review: This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students and also for professional software engineers. Computer science researchers and PhD students can also use this book. Professors can also use this book to teach students and examine the java concepts. This book gives the best approach to learn java by giving out all the topics step by step. It consists of many chapters which gives programming in java for better understanding. It starts with explaining dynamic allocation of memory by JVM and files. It also explains the basic loops and the data types. It explains arrays and other data structures like linked lists, trees, queues and stacks. This book also explains the OOPS concepts like inheritance, polymorphism, abstraction and encapsulation. Later on it teaches how to handle exceptions and explains various classes and modules along with APIs. It also explains threading.

6. “Programming with Java” by Balagurusamy

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“Programming with Java” Book Review: This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students and also for professional software engineers. Computer science researchers and PhD students can also use this book. Professors can also use this book to teach students and examine the java concepts. This book gives the best approach to learn java by giving out all the topics step by step. It starts with explaining the fundamentals of object oriented programming java. Later on it explains evolution and an overview of java language. Various topics like constants, variables and data types operators and expressions are also explained. Decision making and branching decision making are explained with loops. Objects and methods arrays, strings and vectors interfaces are discussed with the help of many programming codes. Multiple inheritance packages are also explained. Later, multithreaded programming and managing errors and exceptions are discussed. The core concepts like applet programming and graphics programming are explained. Managing input/output files in java are also described.

7. “Mastering Enterprises Java Beans 3.0” by Rima Patel Sriganesh and Gerald Brose

“Mastering Enterprises JavaBeans 3.0” Book Review: This book is designed for MCA/ B.Tech/ M.Tech students and also for Phd students who are under computer science and departments. Teachers teaching this portion can also use this book to guide students. This book covers the detailed information about the new EJB 3.0 specification. This book has 4 major chapters in it. It also attaches an appendix. This book also explains about serialization in java. This book also explains properties like getter and setter and their usage. It also related javabeans to encapsulation. This book also describes adavatanafes and disadvantages of javabeans. It also describes in depth framework for java beans along with its architecture.

8. “Professional Java for Web Applications: Featuring WebSockets, Spring Framework, JPA Hibernate and Spring Security (WROX)” by Nicholas S Williams

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“Professional Java for Web Applications: Featuring WebSockets, Spring Framework, JPA Hibernate and Spring Security (WROX)” Book Review: Professionals can make use of this book. Software industry experienced employees can use this book to develop the software in their respective domains. This book explains the basic web application. It starts with explaining web sockets in java and their corresponding codes. It also explains the spring framework which is most important in continuous online software. This book also explains hibernate options and their concepts. It explains web applications and their coding part. WROX is also given a detailed description in this book. Applets and servlets are also added.

9. “OCP Java SE 6 Programmer Practice Exams (Exam 310-065) (Certification Press)” by Bert Bates and Kathy Sierra

“OCP Java SE 6 Programmer Practice Exams (Exam 310-065) (Certification Press)” Book Review: This book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students and also for professional software engineers. Computer science researchers and PhD students can also use this book. Professors can also use this book to teach students and examine the java concepts. This book gives the best approach to learn java by giving out all the topics step by step. It starts with explaining the declarations and access control. Object orientation assignments are explained later. It also explains operators flow control and exceptions. Assertions strings and I/o formatting are explained later. Parsing generics and collections , inner classes are explained. Threads development and other core concepts are explained at the end. It also contains important java software engineering questions and interviews questions.

10. “Building Java Enterprise Applications – V 1 Architecture” by Brett Mclaughlin

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“Building Java Enterprise Applications – V 1 Architecture” Book Review: This book has been made for M.Tech students who are interested in learning the architecture of java. Professionals can make use of this book. Software industry experienced employees can use this book to develop the software in their respective domains.This book gives detailed examination of the APIs. Concepts like Entity Beans, JDBC and JMS and JNDI are explained in the book. This book explains all the core concepts to get the knowledge about the java EE enterprises. It explains concepts like CDI events. This book also explains portable security API. Later, bean validation is explained. It discusses java persistence and its API socket. It also explains java RESTful web services along with the Servlet 4.0. It finally ends with explaining Javamail.

People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these top 10 books on Enterprise Java – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

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