Russell Miles

Russell Miles

Consultant, Enterprise Java expert, trainer, author

Russell Miles is a senior consultant for SpringSource in the UK where he works with various companies to help them take full advantage of the Spring Framework. To ensure that he has as little spare time as possible, Russ contributes to various open source projects while working on books for O'Reilly.

Head First Software Development Head First Software Development
by Dan Pilone, Russell Miles
December 2007
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

Learning UML 2.0 Learning UML 2.0
by Russell Miles, Kim Hamilton
April 2006
Print: $44.99
Ebook: $35.99

AspectJ Cookbook AspectJ Cookbook
by Russell Miles
December 2004
Print: $44.95
Ebook: $35.99

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Aiming for 'cartoon code' first

November 26 2008

In these days of high tempo projects and agile practices we're seeing a resurgence of interest in the craft of writing great and beautiful code. There are right now whole online areas dedicated to the pursuit and recognition of these... read more

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"If you're a new software developer, this will get you started off on the right foot. And if you're an experienced (read: long-time) developer, don't be so quick to dismiss this..."
--Thomas Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings

"...a great resource for anyone wanting to formalise their programming skills in a way that constantly engages the reader on many different levels"
--Andy Hudson, Linux Format

"Overall, if you want to learn how to use AspectJ in real-life, for anything from pattern implementation to enterprise-level development, this book is for you."
--Michael Smit, CSGSA O'Reilly User Group

"Overall the authors do a good job explaining the various components of UML (such as use cases; activity, class, object, sequence, communication, and timing diagrams for example)...Overall, the book is well written and easy to understand."
--Nick Bulitka,