Books by Scott Oaks


Java Performance: The Definitive Guide

Coding and testing are often considered separate areas of expertise. In this comprehensive guide, author and Java expert Scott Oaks takes the approach that anyone who works with Java should be equally adept at understanding how code behaves in the JVM, as well as the tunings likely to help its performance.


Java Performance

The “Java Performance: The Definitive Guide: Getting the Most Out of Your Code 1st Edition” gives an amazing insight into JVM performance tuning and considerations regarding Java SE code performance. Scott Oaks is the author of this book. It is an outstanding resource that lives up to its title. Oaks is an expert and gives clear descriptions of how to measure and understand Java performance, why it works as it does, and the steps the practitioner should take to improve performance. Beginning programmers will find themselves over their heads in a huge hurry, as much of the information is very advanced and requires more than a surface knowledge of Java. That said, developers that have a reasonable knowledge of Java will get a lot from this book and will become better developers as a result. Even well-seasoned Java gurus will learn much from this book. If you want to be a better Java developer and you want your code to be as sleek and streamlined as possible, and you want all of this information in one place, this is a book you really need.


Java Threads

The “Java Threads: Understanding and Mastering Concurrent Programming Third Edition” is a good book for understanding the subject of Java Threads. Scott Oaks and Henry Wong are the authors of this book. Thread programming in Java can be a great feature or the bane of your existence. If you need a good book for understanding the subject in depth, get a copy of Java Threads.