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Mitchell Kave
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Joined: May 12, 2002
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One Thing in here! Is there any free tutorial available on the web/
CAn someone show me ? how's the classes and objects works? Thanks!!!

Jason Menard

Joined: Nov 09, 2000
Posts: 6450
I'm assuming you mean a tutorial on Java. Check out this thread.
Jeff Bosch
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Joined: Jul 30, 2003
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I like the Java Tutorial from Sun. You can download a copy for free, or view it online, or buy a printed copy. The tutorial has clear explanations, lots of examples, and it's free! Another good free book is the Java Programming Language, also available through Sun.
You may want to consider Head First Java by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates. This book adds an often-missing ingredient to learning a high-level programming language: fun!
Both books are available from
Good luck, and happy learning.

Give a man a fish, he'll eat for one day. Teach a man to fish, he'll drink all your beer.
Cheers, Jeff (SCJP 1.4, SCJD in progress, if you can call that progress...)
Dirk Schreckmann

Joined: Dec 10, 2001
Posts: 7023
Here is a list of free on-line Java tutorials and books that I have found useful:
  • Sun's Java Tutorial
  • Introduction to Computer Science using Java by Bradley Kjell
  • Introduction to Programming Using Java by David J. Eck
  • Dick Baldwin's Java Programming Tutorials
  • Interactive Programming In Java by Lynn Andrea Stein
  • Bruce Eckel's Thinking In Java
  • Also, right now, Douglas Dunn is providing a free pre-release version of his Java Rules Volume 2 book at

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    Jeff Bosch
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    Joined: Jul 30, 2003
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    Hi, Dick -
    The link for Interactive Programming In Java by Lynn Andrea Stein is dead on my pc (unless I can't access it behind a firewall). Is this link still live?
    I agree. Here's the link:
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