Book recommendation: Java Concurrency in Practice

After long time, I stumbled upon something that is both educational and practical. Since Doug Lea’s classic, this is very readworthy work on concurrency in Java world. It focuses on Java 5 features and addresses both Web applications as well as GUI apps – each group having their own share of concurrency related problems


Here is the Amazon page for the book – check the reviews. There is also a sample chapter available on the book’s website. If you have Safari subscription, you can read it there as well.


One Response to Book recommendation: Java Concurrency in Practice

  1. Hi Miro – this is a great book to point people to, especially with the need to understand multi-threaded behavior. The author (Brian Goetz), worked with us as a contractor and wrote some white papers for us (Azul Systems). His white papers are on our website (

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