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Coolest Java books

 
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Here is what I would've liked to have read:

1. Effective java.
2. JLS
3. Java puzzlers: traps pitfalls and corner cases
4. Java cookbook
5. Hardcore Java
6. Java after Dark


What do you guys think?
 
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Head First...!

...Java
...Design Patterns
...Servlets and JSP

I wish "Head First Java" was around when I started.

Also, the "Core Java" books by Horstmann and Cornell, and "Thinking in Java" by Eckel.
 
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Apress has been a great option for years. Thats how I learned Obj-c and Java.
 
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7. Objects first with Java using BlueJ
8. Thinking in Java(so ashamed to admit that I never read this)
9. Big Java
10. Java how to program by Dietel
11. Murach's Java
12. Just Java(The book that inspired Head First I believe)
 
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I liked the C and C++ Dietel books I read in college but I have not even seen the Java one. I have liked
Head First Java 2nd Edition and Thinking in Java
 
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Another really good book is Java Concurrency in Practice by Brian Goetz.
 
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Jesper Young wrote:Another really good book is Java Concurrency in Practice by Brian Goetz.


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Christophe Verré wrote:

Jesper Young wrote:Another really good book is Java Concurrency in Practice by Brian Goetz.


+1


I second that two!
 
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