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Himani Sangwan
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Hi

I am a dumbo as far as Java is concerned Wanna start with it asap but have no idea where to begin with. Pls suggest me some books and what all to go for Java Certification 1.4
 
Jeroen Wenting
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First learn Java and learn it well.
Don't bother trying to cram for the exam until you know the language well, it won't teach you much of anything (cramming never will).
 
Steve Morrow
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Try visiting this forum:

[ur]http://www.coderanch.com/forums/f-24/java-programmer-SCJP[/url]

Very helpful!
 
Giovanni De Stefano
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Hi Himani,
welcome to javaranch!

I can suggest Head First Java and Thinking in Java

Before you buy anything, try to go to a bookstore or a library and check if those books are not too complicated for you.

Giovanni
 
Himani Sangwan
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Originally posted by Jeroen Wenting:
First learn Java and learn it well.
Don't bother trying to cram for the exam until you know the language well, it won't teach you much of anything (cramming never will).


U r right there's no point in cramming, and i am too bad at it. need to grasp the basic fundamentals and understand logic. I am working as a programmer in an MNc with 1yr experience so have a fair idea of OOPs. But JAVa is new for me. Read chapter2 of Head First Java that seemed very basic level. What do u sugest which book should i start off with.
 
Himani Sangwan
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Originally posted by Giovanni De Stefano:
Hi Himani,
welcome to javaranch!

I can suggest Head First Java and Thinking in Java

Before you buy anything, try to go to a bookstore or a library and check if those books are not too complicated for you.

Giovanni



Hi
Your name has made me curious.. Can i know which country u belong to? I read Chapter2 of head First Java. That's very basic. I am already working as a programmer with an MNC for past 1yr so have a fair idea of OOPs. Do u think i shud go thru Head First java ?? am yet to find Thinking in Java.

thanks
 
Himani Sangwan
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Originally posted by Steve Morrow:
Try visiting this forum:

[ur]http://www.coderanch.com/forums/f-24/java-programmer-SCJP[/url]

Very helpful!



Hi

I visited this forum but things seem to complicated as of now. i am yet to begin with JAVa. May be after 20-25days ll be able to catch up with this forum. one of my friends suggested me a book by Khalid Mughal. have u read that. Is that book right for me? I am quite clear with OOPs concept n working as a software engineer with an MNc in india.
 
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Thinking in Java is available as a free download from the net. Google for it.

As an aside, it definitely took me much more than a year to fully grasp the power of OO.
 
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