Solved

A good Java Book

Posted on 2004-09-16
15
245 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-31
I need a good Java book. By good,I mean which starts from the ground up and assumes some knowledge of Object Oriented Programming". Not too much of dabbling in graphics though. Must be lucid .
0
Comment
Question by:perfect_tranquility
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
  • 3
  • +4
15 Comments
 
LVL 86

Assisted Solution

by:CEHJ
CEHJ earned 40 total points
ID: 12079361
This has a good reputation:

http://www.hep.phy.cam.ac.uk/TIJ2.pdf
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
sudhakar_koundinya earned 85 total points
ID: 12079557
Thinking in java By Bruce Eckels is one of Good books in Java

You can download free electronic books here

http://64.78.49.204/TIJ-1st-edition.zip (Thinking in Java)
http://64.78.49.204/TIJ-2nd-edition.zip (Thinking in Java)
http://64.78.49.204/TIJ-3rd-edition4.0.zip (Thinking in Java)
http://64.78.49.204/TIEJv1.1.zip (Thinking in Enterprise Java)
0
Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

 
LVL 86

Expert Comment

by:CEHJ
ID: 12079576
>>Thinking in java By Bruce Eckels is one of Good books in Java

That's why i posted a link to it ;-)
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:sudhakar_koundinya
ID: 12079587
Oh, I didn't see that  URL
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:bvanderveen
ID: 12079658
I really like the Java Cookbook from OReilly.
0
 

Author Comment

by:perfect_tranquility
ID: 12079917
Thanks friends.
I will look into them all. The URL seems to be an excellent resource for me.
Thanks again.
0
 

Author Comment

by:perfect_tranquility
ID: 12080431
Sudhakar and as expected CEHJ have come up with great help.I will soon check the other solutions too.Looks like a tough decision for me to make.

Accepting one answer does not mean that the other(s) were not upto the mark.

Thanks again.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:thomas908
ID: 12081443
Head First Java by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
0
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:zzynx
ID: 12082717
Teach yourself Java in 21 days: http://www.cadenhead.org/book/java21/index.shtml
0
 
LVL 86

Expert Comment

by:CEHJ
ID: 12082754
Depends what you want. The reason i recommended TIJ is that it's not only good - it's available free. If you're serious about Java, you'll probably not want to be without

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0201310023/proteanit-20

and

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0201310031/proteanit-20
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:sudhakar_koundinya
ID: 12082922
>>Looks like a tough decision for me to make.

You can always split the appropriate points for each guy
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Jollina
ID: 12089385
My favorit is Java for students by Bell & Parr
0
 

Author Comment

by:perfect_tranquility
ID: 12093161
Both great answers!
0
 
LVL 86

Expert Comment

by:CEHJ
ID: 12094752
>>Both great answers!

Thanks - did you not notice any similarity? ;-)
0

Featured Post

Salesforce Made Easy to Use

On-screen guidance at the moment of need enables you & your employees to focus on the core, you can now boost your adoption rates swiftly and simply with one easy tool.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

After being asked a question last year, I went into one of my moods where I did some research and code just for the fun and learning of it all.  Subsequently, from this journey, I put together this article on "Range Searching Using Visual Basic.NET …
Go is an acronym of golang, is a programming language developed Google in 2007. Go is a new language that is mostly in the C family, with significant input from Pascal/Modula/Oberon family. Hence Go arisen as low-level language with fast compilation…
Viewers learn about the scanner class in this video and are introduced to receiving user input for their programs. Additionally, objects, conditional statements, and loops are used to help reinforce the concepts. Introduce Scanner class: Importing…
Viewers will learn how to properly install Eclipse with the necessary JDK, and will take a look at an introductory Java program. Download Eclipse installation zip file: Extract files from zip file: Download and install JDK 8: Open Eclipse and …

627 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question