August’s Packt Publishing Prize Draw

4 Aug
We all know and love Java, and we can be better Java programmers if we take the time to learn some complementary tools.  This months selection of books from Packt Publishing give a flavour of what’s available.
If you’d like the chance to win one of the following books then RSVP to this months Prize Draw Meetup.

A Groovy kind of love

The ongoing debate about static and dynamic languages takes many twists and turns.  Regardless of the debate, it’s unlikely that you’ll ever regret adding a dynamic language like Groovy to you’re  toolbox.

Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages

Grails 1.1 Web Application Development

Packaging and Building

If all that code you write is to serve a useful purpose out in the wide world it will need to be built and packaged.  This is where tools like Apache’s Maven and Felix come in.

OSGi and Apache Felix 3.0 Beginner’s Guide

Apache Maven 2 Effective Implementation

Caring for working code

Once you code is out it may still need a little nurturing.  Perhaps you’ll want to use JMeter to tune performance or reconfigure to tighten up security after a review.

Apache JMeter

Spring Security 3

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