by Rahul Batra
Number of pages: 42
Essential Java 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...
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by Lynn Andrea Stein - Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
Introduction to computer programming intended for students in standard CS1 courses with no prior programming experience. It is the first textbook to rethink the traditional curriculum in light of the current interaction-based computer revolution.
The book serves as a comprehensive guide, complete with a series of tutorials to help users better understand the many ways one can program in Java. It is meant to be both an introductory guide and a reference on Java and related technologies.
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 - Prentice Hall PTR
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.