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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Dec 29, Kathryn rated it it was amazing. I would ask why he didnt start of teaching me how to code in a REAL IDE Integrated development environment because it would have helped me so much more if i learned from ide and not some trashy notepad. Or you could use the Collections. Why did you decide to read this book? And then take all the sample questions at the end of the book, and then do the sample quizzes and tests on the CD.

There were a few times when I thought it could have been better organized, but overall the organization was OK. He is the coauthor, with Kathy Sierra, of the previous editions of this book. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: While I have some experience with other programming languages, I didn’t do much with java for some reason.


Head First Java, 2nd Edition [Book]

It didn’t show me good coding practice, and the code examples were often without much explanat This heav somewhat an impulse buy: So much for numbers, what about dates? Or Do u think Technical reading is boring? I personally didn’t mind reading about Objects and Object-Oriented design yet again.

The general approach of “Make-it-visual” applied by the book makes it very interesting to readwith all these illustrating drawinggraphic scenarios that makes it easy to understand yet explaining heavy concepts ; and getting away from the traditional academic scpj stylethe book feels like a joke: If you want to be bored, buy some other book.

Each chapter builds upon xcjp last and each chapter reinforces lessons from before. Looping and looping and Its unique approach not only shows you what you need to know about Java syntax, it teaches you to think like a Java programmer. If local variables live on the stack, where do instance variables live?

I thought I knew how to program in Java before but I found that I learned quite a lot from the book. If you already frist java and are just planing for the exam – it doesn’t matter. I say that because too many times I found myself looking here and there trying to gather information on basic concepts time wasted that a beginner book would have surely treated.


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My first programming book. This does not teach you how to program. If you have programing back ground hdad direct start with scjp1. Making and Implementing the Pet interface 9.

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How does your brain know what matters? It gives you a good start for java syntax and object orientation.

Spot false dilemmas now, ask me how! I could say honestly: Or U don’t like to read big thick boring technical book?

So much so in fact that I can see using them to help explain concepts to people I’ll mentor or to marketing folks. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Some of those images still come up in my head when I think heas objec When I read this book the summer before my senior year of high school, I was curious about programming. Dec 12, Allisonperkel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

The style makes it memorable which is the idea I’m sure but it also somewhat distracts.