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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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i would like to start java study
please help me to suggest some books
and give me a guideline for start
Frank Carver

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
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This is really more appropriateto "Java in General, Beginner", so I've moved it.

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Brett Knapik
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Joined: Oct 15, 2000
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Are you coming from a different language like c or c++? If so then you can read 'Thinking in Java' by Bruce Eckel. You can download the whole book free of cost from
Other than that you can try Beginning Java 2 by Ivor Horton.
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Jane Griscti
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Joined: Aug 30, 2000
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Hi Aby,
Here's another site that has a decent tutorial:
Hope that helps.

Jane Griscti
Sun Certified Java 2 Programmer
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Jane Griscti
SCJP, Co-author Mike Meyers' Java 2 Certification Passport
I agree. Here's the link:
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