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The popularity of Apache Kafka is not backing down. To get your head around Kafka, read a list of well-respected, proven sources of knowledge on the platform. Free and paid books include Effective Kafka: A Hands-On Guide to Building Robust and Scalable Event-Driven Applications. The Definitive Guide is one of the pioneering books from none other than the founding maintainers of the platform. It’s an excellent book for both absolute beginners and intermediate users alike, and is a fantastic complement to the official documentation.Effective Kafka is the absolute bible on Apache Kafka.