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Mubeen Shaik
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Hi All,

I am new to java and i am learnig it very seriously. I have these books with me and i am following these.I want to know whether i am going in right direction or not?.
1. Deitel and Deitel.(Author)
2. Java 2 Complte Ref by Patrick Naughton
3. Thinking in JAVA.

Thanks in advance,
Mubeen Shaik.
 
miguel lisboa
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first i downloaded html version of think in java, then i bought it.
i'm very new to java and have no special background in programming
what i'm sensing is that TIJ is a bit C and C++ connaisseurs oriented, but anyway i'm strictly learning from of, besides forums and sun tutorial.
i can say i'm kind of enjoying it (still in ch iv)
 
Rian Fergusson
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Deitel and Deitel are great authors, i learnt to java program using their books.
they provide a logical book structure with well thought out code samples.
you are completly on track.....
ps. google is your best friend.... use it
Rian Fergusson
 
Philip Herzer
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I have the Deitel version of Programming in C++ and Java. I found that the problems are very simular and that I could learn both languages at the same time by programming the examples in C++ and than in Java. I'm just having problems with polymorphism, pointers, and some oo principles.
TIJ, from what friends tell me, is a very good book. I read the first few chapters, before I decided to delve into C++. The book assumes you have sufficient knowledge of C or C++. If you would like to learn from the book, it would be good to start learning C before diving full headed into TIJ.
 
Marc Peabody
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Deitel has always had great text-book problems at the end of most chapters. Don't just glance at those - DO THEM. It will help so much and give you a sense of accomplishment as you learn.
 
Rayburn Clipper
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I have the Deitel book, very pricey, but pretty good. I also have "Head First Java", it is a really realaxed book with lots of prety pictures you can color when you get frustrated.
 
Rama Krishna Yalamanchili
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"Head First Java" by Kathy and Bert is a must if you are a visual lerner. You will get to know Java�s Objectville which you will want to live forever. I have this book in my other hand as i am typing this message.
 
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