Java for the Beginning Programmer
by Jeff Heaton
Publisher: Heaton Research, Inc. 2006
Number of pages: 336
Java for the Beginning Programmer teaches Java to someone with absolutely no programming background. This book focuses on core programming topics such as variables, looping, subroutines, and program layout. This course focuses on real programming techniques, and not using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to generate code. This course ends with an introduction to graphical user interface programming.
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by Yakov Fain
Written for kids from 11 to 80 years old and for school computer teachers, parents who want to get their child into the world of computer programming and college students who are looking for a supplement to overcomplicated textbooks.
by Brad Miller - interactivepython.org
This e-book is an ongoing project to help Computer Science students who have had one or two semesters of Python learn the Java programming language. If you are not a part of that audience you may still find this a useful way to learn about Java.
by Patrick Niemeyer, Daniel Leuck - O'Reilly Media
If you're new to Java, this bestselling guide provides an example-driven introduction to the latest language features and APIs in Java 6 and 7. Advanced developers will be able to take a deep dive into areas such as concurrency and JVM enhancements.
by Bruce Eckel - MindView
This is a comprehensive tutorial, it covers many aspects of the language, with exercises in each section which will allow you to expand your Java knowledge. Perfect for migrating from another object-oriented language (C++) to Java.