I've started learning Java, any tips or tricks?
December 16, 2007 11:42am CST
Especially for grabbing data online? Do you have any Free video tutorials or perhaps online books that might be of serve, The best thing is if you have Java samples that include detailed comments (all I found were uncommented java samples)
8 Jan 08
Stock Response on the JDC [ http://forum.java.sun.com/index.jspa ] The One to Torment Newbiess with Sun's basic Java tutorial http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/ Sun's New To Java Center. http://java.sun.com/learning/new2java/index.html Includes an overview of what Java is, instructions for setting up Java, an intro to programming (that includes links to the above tutorial or to parts of it), quizzes, a list of resources, and info on certification and courses. jGuru http://www.jguru.com A general Java resource site. Includes FAQs, forums, courses, more. JavaRanch http://www.javaranch.com To quote the tagline on their homepage: "a friendly place for Java greenhorns." FAQs, forums (moderated, I believe), sample code, all kinds of goodies for newbies. From what I've heard, they live up to the "friendly" claim. Yawmarks List http://forums.devshed.com/java-help-9/resources-for-learning-java-249225.html The Java Developers Almanac. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0201752808?v=glance http://javaalmanac.com Bruce Eckel's Thinking in Java (Available online.) http://mindview.net/Books/DownloadSites Joshua Bloch's Effective Java http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/Author=Bloch,%20Josh Bert Bates and Kathy Sierra's Head First Java. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0596004656?v=glance James Gosling's The Java Programming Language. http://www.bookpool.com/sm/0321349806 Gosling is the creator of Java. It doesn't get much more authoritative than this. Joshua Bloch and Neal Gafter Java Puzzlers. http://www.javapuzzlers.com/