Weekend Reading List #68 – Week of 4/12

Welcome to edition #68. I hope you enjoy it!


Registration is now open at the NYJavaSIG website to the Practical Introduction to FXGL talk by Almas Baimagambetov. It will take place on April 22nd at noon (EDT time).

The presentation from Frank Liu, creator of Deep Java Library (DJL), an open-source library to develop Deep Learning models in Java, is now available on YouTube.

Career Ladders

Interesting article from Sarah Drasner about career laddering. Sarah defines career laddering as “a system used to show what expectations are at different levels of a role, a purpose of which is defining how one might be promoted

Java News

You can read the latest news around Java in the article from Ben Evans to InfoQ. Essential to mention JEP 396, which changes the default permission for reflective access to the JDK internals to Deny.

Java API

The art of designing a Java API is the presentation from Mario Fusco to DevNation Tech Talk.


Version 7.0 of the popular JHispter framework was released on March 23rd. Karsten Silz covers the main changes in this article.

Java $25USD Certification – Expiring soon

Oracle is doing a big promotion to celebrate Java’s 25th anniversary. You can take the certification test for $25USD at Oracle’s website. If you’re looking for material to study, I recommend the certification books from Jeanne Boyarsky and Scott Selikoff.

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Artigos em Português (PT-BR)

Nenhum Software É Uma Ilha

Este é o título do primeiro capítulo do livro Manual do Arquiteto de Software do Elemar Júnior. Você pode ler o primeiro capítulo aqui

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