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Want to learn JAVA

Prithiraj Sen Gupta
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Joined: Sep 13, 2006
Posts: 92

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 and as interesting as possible.

Thanks & Regards

Prithiraj Sen Gupta
Peer Reynders

Joined: Aug 19, 2005
Posts: 2922
Agile Java(TM): Crafting Code with Test-Driven Development (Robert C. Martin Series) (amazon US) and Head First Servlets and JSP (amazon US) would be a good start.

Also have a look at Jeff Langr's articles and the Sun Java Tutorials.
[ April 25, 2007: Message edited by: Peer Reynders ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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