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Books to Read before You Attend This Year's Conference

Books for the 2007 Conference

These books are on this list because their authors are among the speakers at Colorado Software Summit 2007, or they are referenced in presentations at Colorado Software Summit 2007. We may add additional books to this list in the next few weeks.

A click on any book title below will usually take you directly to that book's page at Amazon.com (or in some cases to Amazon.de or to redbooks.ibm.com).

Title Author Publisher ISBN
Applying Domain-Driven Design and Patterns: With Examples in C# and .NET Jimmy Nilsson Addison-Wesley Professional 0-32126-820-2
Beginning Spring Framework 2 Thomas Van de Velde, Bruce Snyder, Christian Dupuis, Naveen Balani, Sing Li Wrox 0-47010-161-X
The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky Joel Spolsky Apress 1-59059-500-9
Complete Java 2 Certification Philip Heller, Simon Roberts BPB Publications 8-17656-881-3
The Complete Java 2 Certification Study Guide Simon Roberts, Philip Heller, Michael Ernest Sybex 0-78214-276-1
Distributed Event-Based Systems Gero Mühl, Ludger Fiege, and Peter Pietzuch Springer 3-54032-651-0
Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Sofware Eric Evans Addison-Wesley Professional 0-32112-521-5
Eclipse: Building Commercial-Quality Plug-ins Eric Clayberg and Dan Rubel Addison-Wesley Professional 0-32142-672-X
Eclipse Live Bill Dudney Sourcebeat, LLC 0-97488-436-7
Enterprise Integration Patterns: Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions Gregor Hohpe, Bobby Woolf Addison-Wesley Professional 0-32120-068-3
Enterprise Solution Patterns Using Microsoft .Net Version 2.0: Patterns & Practices Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Press 0-73561-839-9
Event-Based Programming: Taking Events to the Limit Ted Faison Apress 1-59059-643-9
GIS for Web Developers: Adding "Where" to Your Web Applications Scott Davis Pragmatic Bookshelf 0-97451-409-8
Google Maps API: Adding Where to Your Application Scott Davis Pragmatic Bookshelf 1-55860-475-8
Groovy in Action Dierk Koenig, Andrew Glover, Paul King, Guillaume Laforge, Jon Skeet, James Gosling (Foreword) Manning Publications 1-93239-484-2
Groovy Programming: An Introduction for Java Developers Kenneth Barclay and John Savage Morgan Kaufmann 0-12372-507-0
Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java Scott Davis, Venkat Subramaniam Pragmatic Bookshelf 0-97873-929-9
Head First Servlets and JSPs: Passing the Sun Certified Web Component Developer Exam Bryan Basham, Kathy Sierra, Bert Bates O'Reilly Media, Inc. 0-59600-540-7
IBM WebSphere Portal V4 Developer's Handbook [PDF] Denise Hatzidakis et al IBM Redbooks  
IBM WebSphere Portal V4.1 Handbook Volume 1 [PDF] Denise Hatzidakis et al IBM Redbooks  
IBM WebSphere Portal V4.1 Handbook Volume 2 [PDF] Denise Hatzidakis et al IBM Redbooks  
IBM WebSphere Portal V4.1 Handbook Volume 3 [PDF] Denise Hatzidakis et al IBM Redbooks  
Integration Patterns (Patterns & Practices) Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Press 0-73561-850-X
J2EE AntiPatterns Bill Dudney, Stephen Asbury, Joseph Krozak, Kevin Wittkopf John Wiley & Sons 0-47114-615-3
Jakarta Pitfalls Bill Dudney, Jonathan Lehr John Wiley & Sons 0-47144-915-6
The Java 2 Developer's Handbook Philip Heller, Simon Roberts Sybex, Inc 0-78212-179-9
Java Concurrency in Practice Brian Goetz, Tim Peierls, Joshua Bloch, Joseph Bowbeer, David Holmes, Doug Lea Addison-Wesley Professional 0-32134-960-1
JBoss at Work: A Practical Guide Tom Marrs, Scott Davis O'Reilly Media 0-59600-734-5
Mastering JavaServer Faces Bill Dudney, Jonathan Lehr, Bill Willis, LeRoy Mattingly Wiley 0-47146-207-1
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering, 20th Anniversary Edition Frederick P. Brooks Addison-Wesley Professional 0-20183-595-9
Pojos in Action Chris Richardson Manning Publications 1-93239-458-3
The Power of Events: An Introduction to Complex Event Processing in Distributed Enterprise Systems David Luckham Addison-Wesley Professional 0-20172-789-7
Pragmatic Ajax: A Web 2.0 Primer Justin Gehtland, Ben Galbraith, Dion Almaer Pragmatic Bookshelf 0-97669-408-5
Pragmatic GIS Scott Davis Pragmatic Bookshelf 0-97451-409-8
Pro EJB 3: The Java Persistence API Michael Keith, Merrick Schincariol Apress 1-59059-645-5
Professional Apache Geronimo Jeff Genender, Bruce Snyder, Sing Li Wrox Press Inc. 0-47178-543-1
Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code Martin Fowler, Kent Beck, John Brant, William Opdyke, Don Roberts Addison-Wesley Professional 0-20148-567-2
Refactoring to Patterns (The Addison-Wesley Signature Series) Joshua Kerievsky Addison-Wesley Professional 0-32121-335-1
RESTful Web Services Leonard Richardson, Sam Ruby, and David Heinemeier Hansson O'Reilly Media, Inc. 0-59652-926-0
SOA-Expertenwissen (in German, available from Amazon.de) Gernot Starke and Stefan Tilkov Dpunkt Verlag 3-89864-437-5
Spring Live Matt Raible Sourcebeat, LLC 0-97488-437-5
Sun Certified Enterprise Architecture for J2EE Technology Study Guide Mark Cade and Simon Roberts Prentice Hall PTR 0-13044-916-4
Web Services Wizardry with WebSphere Studio Application Developer Denise Hatzidakis et al IBM Redbooks 0-73842-335-1
XSLT: Mastering XML Transformations Doug Tidwell O’Reilly Media 0-59652-721-7
XSLT Programmer's Reference, 2nd Edition Michael H. Kay Peer Information 1-86100-506-7