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What is the best book on using Java 5 ?

George Harley

Joined: Sep 23, 2003
Posts: 6

Could anyone recommend a good book for learning about all of the new
language features in the Java 1.5/5.0/Tiger release ? I recently enjoyed
the McLaughlin and Flanagan's "Java 1.5 Tiger - A Developer's Notebook" from
O'Reilly but now am looking around for something that covers things in
more depth.

Any suggestions ?

Thanks in advance,
Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
Posts: 4982
You might consider to read:
1. The complete reference for Java2, 6th edition
2. Core Java Volume I and II, 7th edition

I used these books to prepare for my SCJP Tiger beta exam, I believe they are quite useful for you to learn the new Tiger features.


SCJP 1.2, OCP 9i DBA, SCWCD 1.3, SCJP 1.4 (SAI), SCJD 1.4, SCWCD 1.4 (Beta), ICED (IBM 287, IBM 484, IBM 486), SCMAD 1.0 (Beta), SCBCD 1.3, ICSD (IBM 288), ICDBA (IBM 700, IBM 701), SCDJWS, ICSD (IBM 348), OCP 10g DBA (Beta), SCJP 5.0 (Beta), SCJA 1.0 (Beta), MCP(70-270), SCBCD 5.0 (Beta), SCJP 6.0, SCEA for JEE5 (in progress)
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