The Java programming language had opened up a lot of opportunities for me ever since I was acquainted with it. Most people say that learning Java is easy, however mastering it is hard. For me, mastering Java could have been harder if not for some of the books that I had read. In this post, I list some of the books that had taught me a great deal of Java, so much so that I am able to be proficient with it.
Back in the days when I was still a student, I found some motivation to pursue the Java Programmer and Java Developer certifications. As a student, I did not have the extra cash to pay for the Java preparation courses provided by education institutions which were marketed to increase the chances of students passing the the exams required to earn the Java Programmer and Java Developer certifications. As such, I chose to go the cheaper route of reading books that I could find in the market back then.
This post lists the books that I had used to prepare myself for the Java Programmer and Java Developer certifications from Sun Microsystems.
When I had that spark of motivation to build a website for myself, I do not know how to get started.
At that point of time, I found myself lacking in the following skills to:
- design my website
- create codes for the browser to render the front end look and feel
- create codes for the web server to respond to HTTP requests from the browser
- write some decent content for my website
This post lists the books that help me understood the concepts that I needed and acquired the skills that I needed to fulfill my motivation of building my website.
A good colleague of mine had asked me whether I could recommend him some learning resources in the area of web production. Yes, there are wonderful resources that I came across in my pursuit to put up useful things to people in the least frustrating way.
This post is for good people like him who want to learn more about producing things on the web.