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We dove into the data on our online learning platform to identify the most-used Java resources. These are the items our platform subscribers regularly turn to as they apply Java in their projects and organizations.

Effective Java, 3rd Edition — Joshua Bloch covers language and library features added in Java 7, 8, and 9, including the functional programming constructs that were added to its object-oriented roots. Many new items have been added, including a chapter devoted to lambdas and streams.

Java 8 and 9 Fundamentals: Modern Java Development with Lambdas, Streams, and Introducing Java 9’s JShell and the Java Platform Module System (JPMS) — Paul Deitel applies the Deitel signature live-code approach to teaching programming and explores the Java language and Java APIs in depth.

Java 8 in Action: Lambdas, streams, and functional-style programming — Raoul-Gabriel Urma, Mario Fusco, and Alan Mycroft cover lambdas, streams, and functional-style programming in this clearly written guide to to the new features of Java 8.

Head First Java, 2nd Edition — Bert Bates and Kathy Sierra offer a complete introduction to object-oriented programming and Java.

OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer II — Scott Selikoff and Jeanne Boyarsky bring you a comprehensive companion for preparing for Exam 1Z0-809 as well as upgrade Exam 1Z0-810 and Exam 1Z0-813.

Java Concurrency in Practice — This book arms readers with both the theoretical underpinnings and concrete techniques for building reliable, scalable, maintainable concurrent applications.

Optimizing Java — Chris Newland, James Gough, and Benjamin Evans teach you how to tune Java applications for performance using a quantitative, verifiable approach.

Java: The Complete Reference, 10th Edition — Herbert Schildt covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles.

Java for Beginners: Step-by-Step Hands-On Guide to Java — Manuj Aggarwal and the TetraTutorials Team bring you a course jam-packed with practical demos, homework assignments, and live coding to help you grasp the complex topics.

Cloud Native Java — Josh Long and Kenny Bastani show Java/JVM developers how to build better software, faster, using Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry.

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