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Please suggest me a methodology.

 
dinesh Venkatesan
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Hi All,

I want to master the art of Java Programming. I have been with Java programming for the past two years but still i have some doubts in very basic concepts. I analysed the reason and found that my methodology of learning it was wrong. Can anybody suggest me a solid proven methodology to master it? Now i am able to write the java coding for any requirement but still not feeling comfortable and confident to takeup SCJP exams because of those rough patches in basics.

Thanks in advance!

dinesh.
 
David Nemeskey
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I suggest to buy an SCJP preparation book (or let your company buy it for you, if you can ). Those go well through the basics (inheritence, threading, etc.).

I had also programmed for ~two years before taking the exam, and I was really surprised after I went through the book, how many things I did not know, or know wrongly And as a consequence, I also realized, how little I know of C++.
 
Lucas Lee
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I think you need learn Java more regularly.
Read some famous book such as 《Thinking In Java》,and read carefully and slowly.
Then you'll get the overview of Java and you'll have a map of Java world in your heart.
My methodology is,sometimes you need run fast,sometimes you need walk slowly.
You must know do right things at right time.
 
Svend Rost
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What do you mean with methodology ?


Programming and knowing Java syntax (i.e. SCJP exam) are two different
things. If you are having problems understanding the basic concepts of
Java programming, i.e. develop object oriented software an idea could be
to brush up on the OO terms, such as inheritance, encapsulation, polymophy
and so on. Any decent introductory book on Java should include a section
about OO.

You could also brush up on Object Oriented Analysis and Design if that
is where your having problems.

Taking the SCJP is "just" concerned with the language - not with programming.

/Svend Rost
 
Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Try writing codes for every new thing you learn.
 
Stan James
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If you're looking to improve your style and OO skills and such, the Cattle Drive here at the Ranch is pretty neat. You get increasingly interesting assignments and your work is critiqued by pros.
 
dinesh Venkatesan
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Thank you guys!
 
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