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What is your all time favorite Java book?

Aaron Marshall
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What is your all time favorite Java book?
Helio Padrao
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Pro Android 3 .
Jomy George
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Thinking in Java
Wim Vanni
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Jomy George wrote:Thinking in Java


You gotta love Eckel
Stephan van Hulst
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Effective Java, beyond a shadow of doubt.
Carey Brown
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"Core Java for SE 6, volumes I & II" Not a light read or a beginners book but VERY complete. It assumes you have at least a basic knowledge of Java. I can usually find snippets of code in there for problems I'm tackling.
lokesh sree
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Haven't read lots of books .. but definitely "Effective Java" among those that I have gone through


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Mohamed Sanaulla
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Effective Java, Head First Java


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Seetharaman Venkatasamy
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Carey Brown wrote:"Core Java for SE 6, volumes I & II" Not a light read or a beginners book but VERY complete. It assumes you have at least a basic knowledge of Java. I can usually find snippets of code in there for problems I'm tackling.

me too
Hussein Baghdadi
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Effective Java Programming Language.
Head First Design Patterns.
Inside Java Virtual Machine.
Java Concurrency In Practice.
Java Puzzlers.
Rahul Sudip Bose
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Java - How to program by deitel. Amazing beginner book. Good for reference too.
SCJP 6 prep book by kathy sierra and bert bates. A must read after reading basics of java.

BAD BOOK (i felt the need to add this) : Complete Reference by Herbert schildt


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Abhay Agarwal
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Head First Java
Effective Java
Java puzzlers
Inside Java Virtual machine
SCJP Study Guide (Kathy Sierra book)

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German Gonzalez-Morris
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Thinking in Java

however I see many mention Effective Java... I think I'll take a look.


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