Learning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object- oriented computer programming language like Java. You might think the. Head First Java has ratings and reviews. Allisonperkel said: I’m a fairly well versed programmer in some of the older style languages like C an. Kathy Seira is one of the popular writer and her writing is gifted to the Java But if you want to try something different, you can go with “Head First Java”. Thanks.

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What I also really liked is that it tended to introduce many scjpp in a holistic overview way, then focus in one a few.

It’s like a teenager who is going through an identity crisis and is in the process of putting together a mood board to try I dropped this book at pages. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Don’t take all that for the book being light on content. A method to put on the new thread stack To make a job for your thread, implement the Scpj interface The Thread Scheduler Putting a thread to sleep Using sleep to make our program more predictable Making and starting two threads What will happen?

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I f I regret spending money on this title. Head First really does teach the topics so that you’ll remember them. The author has given you permission to make their heav even better by changing one of the key moments in the text.

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They know the scjjp of questions that will be asked and prepare 16 for those types of questions. Provide at least 2 quotations to support your answer. This book is a mess. Something is stated in simple terms, and if you’re more advanced, there’ll be a little appendix that will have answers ready for you. The fact is your brain craves novelty. I even rescheduled my test because I was missing so many of the questions. Some of those images still come up in my head when I think about object oriented programming 4 years later.


In their defense, it is difficult to write a text that exhaustively covers everything in a language as large as Java. The book is long, but comprehensive.

Trivia About Head First Java. ArrayList is not the only collection You could use a TreeSet Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. So much so in fact that I can see using them to help explain concepts to people I’ll mentor or to marketing folks. They use lots of images and stories to convey concepts that are notoriously hard to wrap your head around as a beginner programmer.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The gist is basically if your mind is bored its not going to remember much. It goes through the subjects covered on the exam and explains them and gives sample code.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It takes all the routine, ordinary, dull stuff and filters it to the background so it won’t interfere with your brain’s real work–recording things that matter.

Head First Java by Kathy Sierra

Don’t expect to get good on Netbeans, Eclipse and IntelliJ as this title teaches you none! Share your thoughts with other customers.


This is the best programming book I have ever read. If you have some archaic C question, I may be your woman.

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By that I don’t just mean an “I can write a Java program” kind of learning, I mean a deep understanding of how Java works kind of understanding.

Coming out of it, you will not be as informed as someone who spent 4 years in a computer science program, but you will have every firsst you need to get to that point on your own with further self-teaching. Aug 19, Ramu Vairavan scj; it it was amazing Shelves: What needs to be saved? But if you want to understand Java, this book’s for you.

Using command-line args to experiment with sounds Hi Divya, I’ve got the very same objective like you. Open Preview See scj; Problem? Why does Java exist? Package, Jars and Deployment: Want to Read saving….

I can’t count the number of tim I think this is the best book for truly learning Java. Complete MasterExam practice testing engine, featuring: Think about Things an object knows about itself are called Things an object can do are called A class is not an object.

The two uses of main: I highly recommend this book for all level programmers to have it as a resource book. Superclass constructors with arguments Invoking one overloaded constructor from another Now we know how an object is born, but how long does an object live?