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What is the best book for java swing beginners?

Vishal Hegde
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Whats the best book for java swing beginners?


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Christophe Verré
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What about The Swing Tutorial online ?


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Vishal Hegde
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no sir i need a textbook name in a simpler format like Mrs Kathy sierra writes
Campbell Ritchie
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Don't know, but this looks like something more appropriate for our Swing (not swing) forum.
Maneesh Godbole
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"Best" is a relative term. There is nothing like an absolute best.
I started off with Core Java by Horstmann and Cornell and found it easy to understand and learn.
Before that I used the Herbert Schildt book.

Visit a book store, browse through several options and pick the one you like best.


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Alec Lee
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What about Graphic Java by David M. Geary?
Daniel Faria
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I don't hnow, but howrever there is goods tutorials in Sun's site.
Chris Nash
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For me, Head First Java was perfect. It doesn't go in-depth into Swing, but it covers all the essentials. What it doesn't cover is easy to pick up afterwards.

HTH.


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