The Java Virtual Machine Specification, 2nd Edition
by Tim Lindholm, Frank Yellin
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR 1999
Number of pages: 496
This book represents the complete specification for the Java Virtual Machine, the nucleus of the Java language. It is an essential reference for Java Virtual Machine implementors and compiler writers. There is a complete coverage of the Java Virtual Machine class file format and instruction set, directions for compiling for the Java Virtual Machine with numerous examples, verification techniques, and more.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Bruce Tate - O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Bruce Tate describes the characteristics of alternative languages, likely successors to Java. The book will teach you a few new languages and help you start building new skills, or you can use the introduced techniques to improve your work in Java.
by Steve Wilson, Jeff Kesselman - Prentice Hall PTR
The authors give the experienced Java programmer strategies and tips for getting the most out of Java code. The book offers suggestions for improving programs, but it also helps you think about performance as you design and test your software.
by David Schmidt - Kansas State University
Textbook for future professional programmers. They should understand how to employ three forms of structure: control structures, data structures, and component structures. The author emphasizes component structures over the other two forms.
by Henry Coles, et al. - GitBook
This book is an attempt to capture what good Java code looks like and the practices that help produce it. Tis document is intended for anyone, from developers writing Java for the first time through to seasoned technical leads serving multiple teams.