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I finished Head First java, what to do now?

Filip Stirn
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Joined: Aug 18, 2011
Posts: 8
Hy everybody!

I read the whole Head First java book and now I don't know which other books should I read to learn more about java. Books should not be too hard because I'm a beginner and I would also like to read some book with a lot of excercises to do. Please tell me what should I do .Thanks
Rohit Mehta
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Joined: Mar 11, 2005
Posts: 79

Hi Filip,
Welcome to Java world. Next step depends upon you. If you want a java certification - a certification book by same authors is there in market.
If you like - you can try out various java tutorials available on net.
If you are looking for more - may be you can try your hands on a java based popular framework like Spring.
Happy learning!
Filip Stirn
Greenhorn

Joined: Aug 18, 2011
Posts: 8
Thanks!. Can you tell me the title of the certification book and some good java tutorials. I also want to build some simple java games. For example Snake game. Do you maybe know for some good tutorials for how to make Snake or some other game?
Nagaraj Am
Greenhorn

Joined: Jul 28, 2011
Posts: 7

I Have also completed Head First Java.I am planning to learn J2EE.which is good book for beginner?Is Spring is good for beginner ?
Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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Please search for finished Head First, and you will get several hits to other people asking similar questions.
Manuel Petermann
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Joined: Jul 19, 2011
Posts: 175

I wouldn't use tutorials. Try to code yourself.
You would learn more and those tutorials are mostly too narrow.
You said you want to program Snake. I would suggest you try some basic swing tutorials and go with it.
Even if it doesn't work you would've learned something. With a tutorial its mostly: Oh it works... No Idea why but good!


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