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Free Sample chapter on Generics

Benjamin Hosking

Joined: Apr 30, 2006
Posts: 8
My blog has a link to a free sample chapter on Generics. As this is one of the more confusing subjects I thought I would let people know about it. It is a sample chpter from the Learning Java book from OReilly.

I am using the SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 5 Study Guide book as well but I find sometimes it is useful to read about a subject from a different writer

Here is a link to the blog entry, it does have other SCJP stuff as well

Generics Sample Chapter pdf

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Deepak Bala

Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Posts: 6662

It looks cool. Worth a look

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Benjamin Hosking

Joined: Apr 30, 2006
Posts: 8
As free chapters go it's a pretty good one. It's a weighty 36 pages long and goes into a decent amount of detail. Most importantly it's free

I think one of the main hurdles when trying to learn generics is seeing Generic code. I found it quite different from normal Java code. So I found that reading generic code helps understand, especially when you see it and understand what they are trying to achieve.
I agree. Here's the link:
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