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ashish rai

Joined: Jun 28, 2006
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Previously I have asked, but I repeat once more that please let me know about the java books for beginners that is available free to download as well as the site from where I can download it.

thank you

Ashish kumar Rai
Jeroen T Wenting
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Joined: Apr 21, 2006
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as you (or someone else recently asking the exact same question) were told previously you should 1) post in the correct forum and 2) not expect people to plagiarise books by providing you with electronic versions you didn't pay for.

There are some free books online which you can find if you look for them, but IMO they're mostly not worth the trouble reading.
[ July 15, 2006: Message edited by: Jeroen T Wenting ]

Ben Souther

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Moving Java in General Beginner:

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Ilja Preuss

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"Thinking in Java" is a great book if you already have some experience with a procedural language. Google for the download page.

The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny - it is the light that guides your way. - Heraclitus
marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
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In the interest of keeping this within the boundaries of legal downloads, I'll even provide the links...

The author's site,, contains a link for Books. From there, you can get to Bruce Eckel's Free Electronic Books, where you can download the 3rd edition of Thinking in Java.

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Jeroen T Wenting
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yup, that's one of the books I don't consider worth the electrons it's printed on
I agree. Here's the link:
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