This week's book giveaway is in the Java in General forum.
We're giving away four copies of Beginning Java 17 Fundamentals: Object-Oriented Programming in Java 17 and have ishori Sharan & Adam L Davis on-line!
See this thread for details.
Win a copy of Beginning Java 17 Fundamentals: Object-Oriented Programming in Java 17 this week in the Java in General forum!
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Good recommendation for "what's next"?

 
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Just recently finished reading Head First Java, coded a few programs with basic GUI, little animation. Just wondering what people would recommend I get to sharpen my Java skills more? Design patterns? Mobile Development? Any book/video recommendations? If I were to get into game development would it be a better route to learn design patterns?

 
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If you want to hone your Java skills, read Effective Java.
 
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Thanks, from the reviews that I'm seeing that looks like a very good book to get into. Anyone have any recommendations on good 2D / 3D Gaming books?
 
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