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    No experience with Java

    HI,
    I have slight experience with JavaScript, but non at all with Java. I want to start learning Java, and would be grateful for some suggestions for a beginner’s book to start me off.

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    I don't like to read books:
    http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/java/TOC.html

    Sadiq.

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    Thanks,
    I have been looking at a few books. “Understanding Object-Oriented programming” and “Thinking in Java”. But they all state that some knowledge of programming is assumed. I want something for a complete beginner. Java for dummies, well, I didn’t want to go down the “dummies” road LOL. But if I must start as a dummy, that is where I must go.

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    Actually I read the dummies book, and it's not very good..

    This is the book that is being used at my local university as an introductory programming class in Java:
    http://duke.csc.villanova.edu/jss1/index3E.jsp

    That should be a good one, I'd suspect..

    Sadiq.

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    The dummies book isnt good at all, It's all about applets except one chapter at the end. Though I think there's to different java dummies books.

    The Sams Teach... book is pretty good.
    Im thinking of bying Head First Java, it seems like a good book.
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    My Java teacher passed out a cd that could be of great use to you. If you want, I can upload the files to my webspace and you can take a look.

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    I posted this link in another thread, but I think it'll point you in the right direction.

    http://mindview.net/Books/TIJ/JavaQuestions.html


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