Book Review: The Psychology of Money

The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel is a must-read book on personal finance. A lot of times decisions on personal finances, investments are done using the historical data of the market analyzed on a spreadsheet. But what we forget to consider is the human intervention in the functioning of these markets. This human intervention … Read more

Book Review: Atomic Habits by James Clear

I recently finished reading the amazing book Atomic Habits by James Clear. This book is about tips and techniques which one can adopt to build habits that last. The book is centered on how one can make small changes in life by inculcating good habits and removing bad habits which when repeated and built upon … Read more

Book Review: Do Epic Shit

“Do Epic Shit” is a self-help book by Ankur Warikoo which was released on December 2021. This is an amazing book. Very easy to read. The author has been honest and has shared his experiences so that anyone treading the same path shouldn’t repeat the mistakes. Everything that the author says makes a lot of … Read more

My First book Java 9 Cookbook, Packt Publications – Over 100 Java recipes covered

  Packt Publications recently published Java 9 Cookbook co-authored by me along with my co-author, a seasoned developer, Nick Samoylov. Yes!! This is my first publication and hopefully first of much more to come. We have tried to cover as many recipes as possible covering new features in Java 9 namely: Module System and tools around … Read more

Book Review: Murach’s Javascript and jQuery 3rd Edition

Murach’s Javascript and jQuery is a book useful for those who are beginning to learn Javascript and would want to try out jQuery as well. This book is divided into three sections: The first section is an introduction to Web and Javascript The second section is all about jQuery And the third section is some … Read more

Book Review: Murach’s HTML5 and CSS3, 3rd Edition

Murach’s HTML5 and CSS3, 3rd Edition is a one stop solution to solve all your learning requirements for developing the front end of your applications. The books starts with introduction to HTML and CSS and quickly covers some advanced topics in it like Responsive web design, adding audio and video, using CSS3 features to name … Read more

Book Review: Murach’s Java Servlets And JSP 3rd Edition

Murach’s Java Servlets and JSP is the ONLY book you need to learn Web App Development in Java using JSP and Servlets. The book covers all the concepts required you to build a complete Web application in Java. You will find topics covering: – UI Development using HTML, Javascript – Building Servlets for handling requests. … Read more

Book Review: RESTful Web Services with Dropwizard by Alexandros Dallas

RESTful Web Services with Dropwizard` by Alexandros Dallas is a good guide to get started with dropwizard. The author covers most of the features of dropwizard which includes creating RESTful End points, Database access, Authentication, Creating views by means of developing a sample Phonebook application. The book is not an exhaustive guide to dropwizard and … Read more

Book Review: RabbitMQ Essentials by David Dossot

I have been working on integrating with RabbitMQ to implement the messaging architecture. All the time I made use of the basic tutorials available on RabbitMQ site to wade through understanding different concepts around AMQP and RabbitMQ. Yesterday I got to read the RabbitMQ Essentials by David Dossot. Its a pretty short and totally hands … Read more

Book Review: Java Performance by Charlie Hunt and Binu John

If you want to: – learn about commands used for OS monitoring – understand about different components of JVM – monitor and tune JVM to improve its performance. then, Java Performance is the book you should be picking. This book covers : – command line tools for OS monitoring. – JVM overview. – tools used … Read more