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Hi!
I would like to know if the book "Java how to program" by Dietel&Dietel is worth buying.
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Panday
 
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I thought it was pretty good. It has a lot of exercises and questions and that is definitely a plus if you want to really learn the nuts and bolts of Java.
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I think it is a bit overpriced. It reads more like a college textbook. I would try Beginning Java 2 by Ivor Horton
 
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