Beyond Java

Free Java Book: Beyond Java

Free Java book from O’Reilly Commons. In Beyond Java, Bruce chronicles the rise of the most successful language of all time, and then lays out, in painstaking detail, the compromises the founders had to make to establish success.


He describes the characteristics of likely successors to Java. He builds to a rapid and heady climax, presenting alternative languages and frameworks with productivity and innovation unmatched in Java. He closes with an evaluation of the most popular and important programming languages, and their future role in a world beyond Java.

Table of Contents

  • Owls and Ostriches
  • The Perfect Storm
  • Crown Jewels
  • Glass Breaking
  • Rules of the Game
  • Ruby in the Rough
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Continuation Servers
  • Contenders

Book Details

Author(s): Bruce A. Tate
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 208
Link: Read online.

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