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Asanka Karunarathne
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What is the best e book for Java Beginners
 
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Ab Karunaratne wrote:What is the best e book for Java Beginners

check out bunkhouse. Hope that helps
 
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Ab Karunaratne wrote:What is the best e book for Java Beginners


I am just starting Java and have found Java How to Program by Paul and Harvey Deitel very nice! It has been easy for me to understand, the examples are done really well, they have an online book to coincide with the physical book and plenty of code samples online as well as challenges at the end of each chapter!
 
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I have found SAMS Teach Yourself Programming with Java™ in 24 Hours quite interesting. The author is very jolly type and you learn Java in between so many jokes. You do not lose interest and keep on reading more and more!
 
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Welcome to JavaRanch Umair Khan. I disagree with you about the SAMS book, I am afraid; I don't think it teaches enough object-orientation.
 
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Campbell Ritchie wrote:Welcome to JavaRanch Umair Khan. I disagree with you about the SAMS book, I am afraid; I don't think it teaches enough object-orientation.


May be you are right. But I think it is good for a beginner who doesn't know even OOP. This target of this book are those who don't even know any language at all, thus it is easy as well.
 
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Umair Khan wrote:I have found SAMS Teach Yourself Programming with Java™ in 24 Hours quite interesting. The author is very jolly type and you learn Java in between so many jokes. You do not lose interest and keep on reading more and more!


Teach Yourself <Something> in <duration> - These books arent really recommended to anyone. A related Article: http://norvig.com/21-days.html

Ab Karunaratne wrote:What is the best e book for Java Beginners


I always recommend- Head First Java for the beginners- its from my personal experience. You can even supplement this with Core Java- By Horstmann (a bit on the advanced side, but the examples used in the book are really good- No Toy examples).
 
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I would also recommend Thinking in Java By Bruce Eckel
 
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You may be able to download the 3rd edition of Eckel's book free of charge.
 
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