This week's book giveaways are in the Java EE and JavaScript forums.
We're giving away four copies each of The Java EE 7 Tutorial Volume 1 or Volume 2(winners choice) and jQuery UI in Action and have the authors on-line!
See this thread and this one for details.
The moose likes Bunkhouse Porch and the fly likes How to read a book efficiently?!? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of The Java EE 7 Tutorial Volume 1 or Volume 2 this week in the Java EE forum
or jQuery UI in Action in the JavaScript forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Books » Bunkhouse Porch
Bookmark "How to read a book efficiently?!?" Watch "How to read a book efficiently?!?" New topic
Author

How to read a book efficiently?!?

Jeremie Blais
Greenhorn

Joined: May 21, 2006
Posts: 14
Hi,

This looks like a silly question but I'd like to know how should I read a book? Let me explain my situation: I'm a really slow reader but when I read I try to understand everything and I ask myself a hundred questions that help me understand what the book is not telling me. The pros of it is that I finish the book and I understand every aspect of it. The cons of it is that it takes me forever. So am I doing right or should I faster or any other suggestions?

Thanks!
[ May 21, 2006: Message edited by: Jeremie Blais ]
Mouly Kumaraswamy
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 17, 2006
Posts: 23
I think it is a good approach.
I have a suggestion to increase the reading speed - jot down your questions and find the answers later. You might find that the book itself answers some quetions in later pages.


SCJP 1.4 SCWD 1.4
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
subject: How to read a book efficiently?!?