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Want To Be A Java Programmer-- JAVA ACTUALLY

Prithiraj Sen Gupta
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Joined: Sep 13, 2006
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I am an ASP.Net Programmer. I always wanted to become a Java Programmer. What should I do for developing my Java Skills though my Background is .Net based? Should I concentrate more on Class Libraries and start doing small projects? as I Know Practice is the best policy to learn things Fast and well. As a Full time developer I dont have much Time to concentrate on a new subject but I want to learn this technology soon. Please suggest me the best way to develop java skills as fast, as interesting as possible.

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Prithiraj Sen Gupta
Muhammad Saifuddin
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Joined: Dec 06, 2005
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Practice makes man/woman perfect.

you just need a book who deliver you the basic of this Language. As you already know the imperative programming language paradigm then it wouldn't be tough for you to doing a Programming in Java.

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Rafael Fagundes
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Joined: Sep 23, 2004
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Ok, I understood that you want a "hand�s on approach", but the quite essential it�s to (whathever you do) make a UML project first - attempting to develop your OO skills, the pillar of JAVA programm language.

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Khalid A. Mughal
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Joined: Jul 30, 2002
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Suggest you take a look at our book.
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