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Help for writing code

bobby Varghese

Joined: Feb 12, 2009
Posts: 6
Hi, i am a beginner in JAVA. I want to study the basic things like syntax, and all the things included to write a program.
Can anybody help me with studying the basic in JAVA??
Thank you.
fred rosenberger
lowercase baba

Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11955

Helping folks is why where here. There are plenty of books and online resources that explain syntax and such, so i'd pick up one of those. Lots of folks around here (myself included) like "Head First Java" by Bert Bates and Kathy Sierra. Bert even moderates a few forums around here. Others like "Thinking in Java" by Bruce Eckel, which you used to be able to download for free (not sure if that is still true or not).

Start with something like that, then come back here and ask more questions. come back here and read what others are posting, and try and learn from the thousands of discussions already here.

There are only two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors
Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Posts: 15087

Welcome to JavaRanch.

Have a look at the Java Beginners FAQ - it contains useful information and links for getting started with Java. And ofcourse, if you have specific questions, ask them here on the forum! Have a good time learning Java.

Java Beginners FAQ - JavaRanch SCJP FAQ - The Java Tutorial - Java SE 8 API documentation
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 46367
I think the 3rd edition of Thinking in Java is still available free, but the 4th edition isn't.
I agree. Here's the link:
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