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How to use Java Documentation ??

Amit Dugar

Joined: Jun 03, 2008
Posts: 13
Hi All,

As you can see from my question(How to use Java Documentation ??) , I am a java learner. I really want to know that how i can use the java documentation. Is it really helpful ? If yes, in what sense is it helpful .. Any help will be appreciated

Thanks in advance
Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
Posts: 9059
If you are talking about the Java API, I would say that it is useful. It tells you what class has which method that will do what you want to do. To learn it, pick a class, like String, find it in the API and read all the methods that it has.

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Nicholas Jordan
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Joined: Sep 17, 2006
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It is extremely helpful, I use it all the time. The javadocs must be used in conjunction with books, training such as the Cattle Drive and as well contemplation and thinking on your own.

No one resource will do the job, you have to put several of them together. Work till you get stuck, then work awhile longer but do not sit there for days not getting anything done on something that won't add two and two.
[ June 03, 2008: Message edited by: Nicholas Jordan ]

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Katrina Owen

Joined: Nov 03, 2006
Posts: 1367
As this thread is duplicated in another forum, I am closing this one.
I agree. Here's the link:
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