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Good Online School??

Jeremy Parsons
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Joined: Apr 21, 2006
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I've been trying to find a good online Java school, because after a few books and tutorials, most don't seem to help much..

I've heard to take the Sun Certification exam, but doesn't that require you already know Java, or will it teach you from scratch?

Any help finding a good school "online" would be greatly appreciated..
Stephen Foy
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Joined: Oct 17, 2005
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http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0072131896?v=glance

Learn to program java - smiley

Thats a very good book, he takes the angle as if he was talking to a classroom, very easy to read and understand.


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Adam Price
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Joined: Nov 11, 2005
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Originally posted by Jeremy Bernard:
I've been trying to find a good online Java school, because after a few books and tutorials, most don't seem to help much..

I've heard to take the Sun Certification exam, but doesn't that require you already know Java, or will it teach you from scratch?

Any help finding a good school "online" would be greatly appreciated..


Depending on your state, you may be able to find a good deal taking it from a community college online. I am going to take a java course from North Seattle Community College online over the summer - in-state tuition is $71 per credit. (The java course is 4 credits) For that I get hand-holding, step-by-step assignments and a discussion forum full of other students doing exactly the same assignments.
Casper Maxwell
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Joined: Aug 04, 2005
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Here are some book reviews that may help:

http://www.java-tips.org/java-book-reviews/books/java-cookbook---second-edition.html
http://www.java-tips.org/java-book-reviews/books/ivor-hortons-beginning-java-2,-jdk-5-edition.html
http://www.java-tips.org/java-book-reviews/books/head-first-java---second-edition.html
http://www.java-tips.org/java-book-reviews/books/computing-concepts-with-java-essentials.html
http://www.java-tips.org/java-book-reviews/books/thinking-in-java---third-edition.html
 
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