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Ryan James Seibert
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Joined: Mar 24, 2005
Posts: 1
I just want to thank whoever runs this site. Dear god thank you. I am trying to learn Java again and I am getting confused again. I am not new to coding but can't seem to get a handle on this. Any tips to how I can think in Java? For example, when I code a web page I can actualy think in PHP. I think the OOP part is what is confusing to me.


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Joel McNary
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Joined: Aug 20, 2001
Posts: 1824

If you want to think in Java, then try Thinking in Java by Bruce Eckel.
[ March 24, 2005: Message edited by: Joel McNary ]

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miguel lisboa
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Joined: Feb 08, 2004
Posts: 1281
if your objective is to cement your java knowledge (assuming you allready know a little) TIJ is excellent.

if you want a hands on learning way (with OO included) i'd recommend you give a try at agile techniques: test first, xp, tdd, refactoring, etc. Who am i to say such a thing, but as a no pro member i'm liking (and at the same time learning too) doing it.


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