Seam Framework: Experience the Evolution of Java EE

by Michael Juntao Yuan, Jacob Orshalick, Thomas Heute

This is a very well-written source of information for those who work with Seam. [Full review]

Spring Web Flow 2 Web Development

by Sven Lüppken, Markus Stäuble

Those who really, really cannot make Spring Web Flow 2 work from the online documentation and googling may try this book. But it should be done as a last resort, as every other option is better. [Full review]

Mastering Enterprise JavaBeans, 3rd edition

by Ed Roman, Rima Patel Sriganesh, Gerald Brose

Those who must learn EJB 2.x in order to support legacy code bases will find that this book gives them a good introduction. [Full review]

Effective Java (2nd Edition)

by Joshua Bloch

Java programmers will become better Java programmers after having read this one, although there exists a minimum level for the programmer to reach before he/she can assimilate all information contained in this book. People interested... [Full review]


  • 2015-09-29

    It's been almost one and a half year since I reviwed a book! I've been too absorbed by Writing my own. Anyway, I'm back with Jeff Patton's relatively...
  • 2014-01-04

    New category! Performance! Reviewed The Every Computer Performance Book. Check it out!
  • 2013-09-10

    Reviewed a book that' slightly less technical, but much more fun to read. It's I.T. Confidential.
  • 2013-08-13

    Reviewed yet another book on Visual Studio 2012 and TFS. I also created a "Microsoft" category and moved the other TFS book there from the "Tools"...
  • 2013-08-05

    Updated the FAQ. Included information about getting a book reviewed.