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Newbie to programming... Reading Head First Java Second Edition  RSS feed

 
Bradley Clay
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So I have always been interested in computers. I have been looking for a school to go to for my computer engineering degree. I decided on University of South Carolina. I will be taking my gen eds at the satellite school in Sumter because I am in the military, but once I get to my core classes I will have to drive all the way to Columbia. I have never programmed or anything so I decided to get a head start and learn Java by myself. I picked up the Head First Java book because from what people said on the internet it is a good beginners book. So far I like it. I haven't gotten to any programming yet. In fact, I just downloaded Java. I can't wait to start programming. Also, come to find out you can program apps for Droid phones with Java and I'm getting mine tuesday so I was like "This is awesome I will be able to make apps now if I can't find one that does what I want it to." Well I hope to talk to a lot of you on here for advice, brainstorming, etc. Well that's it for now. Later
 
David Newton
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Welcome to JavaRanch! (And thank you for your service.)

Using Java (more or less) for Android was a good move on Google's part--it really opens up phone development to the masses, and being able to trivially drop custom applications onto your phone is a lot of fun :)

Good luck!
 
Abimaran Kugathasan
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Welcome to Java Ranch!
 
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