The Java Tutorial
by Mary Campione, Kathy Walrath
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 1996
Number of pages: 112
A practical, online guide to writing programs using the Java platform. The tutorial is organized into trails: groups of lessons on a particular subject. We currently have trails for Java newbies, general Java programming, applets, user interfaces, networking and security, new API in the JDK 1.1 release, native interfaces, and JavaBeans.
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by Monica Pawlan - Addison-Wesley Professional
This book will help you learn Java fast, hands-on, with as little complexity and theory as possible. The guide covers all the fundamentals by developing a simple program that gradually grows into a full-fledged eCommerce application.
by Gregory J. E. Rawlins - Indiana University
The book appeared as a material developed for the Fall 1999 C212 class at Indiana University. The text covers objects, classes, methods, Java interpreter. It is sutable for absolute beginners, the author will guide you step by step on learning Java.
by Rahul Batra
This is a gentle introduction to the basics of the Java programming assuming no previous knowledge of it. Contents range from writing the simplest of Java programs to exception handling. Any knowledge of how programs work will benefit the reader.
by Daniel L. Schuster - Western State College
Enter the ACM Java libary. This library made it possible to teach simple graphics and arcade game programming to students with no prior programming experience. But the students are still learning real coding and real Java.