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Questions about Java education

Alan Levenson
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Joined: Feb 19, 2007
Posts: 4
I am an old mainframe guy, who is responsible for supporting a distributed Java application at my company. While I have a skilled staff of contractors that take care of day to day issues, I would like to increase my knowledge of Java, Websphere, and Linux, so I can "appear" to be more intelligent when atending walkthroughs.

Can you recommmend any particular courses or curricula for this?

Thanks, Alan
Maris Orbidans
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Joined: Mar 08, 2004
Posts: 149
You can read a good book....
Sue Pillai
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Joined: Nov 04, 2004
Posts: 89
I assume that you do not have an understanding of the basic Java language itself. For fun learning (or serious!) the best books are the Head First series. Head First Java, Head First Servlets & JSP are the two books that you can get hold of and read through like a novel, and at the same time learn tons of stuff.


Sue

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