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Hi all,

I'm going to take SCJP 6.0 exam in the mid of next month and after that if I pass, as I'm still in my uni second last sem, I'm willing my knowledge to expand in GUI part. I have searched through at amazon.com and book reviews here to get a good solid foundation book on GUI and got a bit confused about which one would be best for a java programmer but quite new for graphical era.

For you to guess my level, I have done some basic GUI programming and the books I've studied so far are:
Head First: Java (2nd Edition)
Java: How to Program (6th edition) - give up on half-way as too deep and lengthy explanation
and school works + some online tutorials

Can you please share your opinion about which book trail would be fast pace and best suited for me ?
 
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I'm the How to Program book would suit you fine. Not just for GUI but other areas of Java. Since learning is really by doing and examples and HTP book does have lots of examples.

You may want to look through the Java Tutorial on Swing if you want to start quickly.

And good luck with SCJP
 
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Thanks for your quick response
I'll try second time to finish up the HTP book after the exam.

appreciate your wish
best rgds
 
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Have a look at our book reviews. There isn't a specific page for GUIs, I am afraid.
 
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