I've several of them myself, and the company a few more. All are good reads. Mind that the 3rd party libraries used in some books are older versions where the examples need rework to work with the current versions of those libraries (especially Hibernate and HSQLDb both of which recently released new versions which are fundamentally incompatible with previous ones).
Thanks guys for your reply. Please let me know, which one is better one from design and architecture point of view, where some real time implementaion is there (but optioanl) and discusses the design pattern and esp. Hibernate
I am decicding to buy a book on Spring and found two books. 1. Spring in Action by Craig Walls and Ryan Breidenbach 2. Pro Spring by Rob Harrop and Jan Machacek 3. Expert One-on-One J2EE Development without EJB
When I read the comment of Pro Spring, somehow I am convinced myself towards this book. But, need feedback from someone who ready read it.
Jeroen T Wenting
Joined: Apr 21, 2006
haven't read the first. Second is good, both as a teaching tool and reference. Third is more theoretical backgrounds behind Spring, interesting when you've got the basics down but not for beginners.