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Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Learn the fundamentals of Java programming in no time from bestselling programming author Herb Schildt. Fully updated to cover Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7), Java: A Beginner's Guide, Fifth Edition starts with the basics, such as how to compile and run a Java program, and then discusses the keywords, syntax, and constructs that

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Paperback, 640 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by McGraw-Hill Osborne (first published November 25th 2002)
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Devin Harris
I just received this book from amazon. It's a very well written book. It has a lot of information in it to get started with programming. This book is directed for beginners in programming. no matter your skill level you will get a lot of information from this book. Every chapter starts with key concepts and goals that the author will try to present to you so you can learn. It has self exercises and self tests to test your knowledge. The book itself (the covers) in my opinion is aesthetically ple...more
Mike Salamida
came across an old folder of class assignments and remembered how well-written and edited this book is. great resource filled with numerous easy-to-understand working examples of every concept the author wishes to teach. ... this text was used in UC Berkeley Extension's beginning Java course, equally as thorough and appropriate for the absolute newb.
Shane Vanhull
Good overview of Java. Very general coverage of everything. Gives you just enough knowledge to write basic programs and the ability to know where to look in the API for the more complex classes and methods you need as you advance.
Sergey
Aug 29, 2014 Sergey rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People wanting to learn Java
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An excellent book to start learning Java. The author iteratively walks you through the language-specific concepts and explains the object-oriented philosophy behind Java. This is the only book about Java I've read so far and I'm glad I chose it over other beginner-level books. I was able to apply the knowledge and already got my first (however small) application running in production.
Joel Land
I had to learn Java and complete a series of somewhat complicated security programs all in a month's time. I went from zero experience with Java (though some knowledge of C/C++) to fully competent in the two weeks I spent with this book. Highly recommended!
Khalil
incredible book , read it with JAVA the complete reference
Alex Murygin
I thing it's a good book for beginner.
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Best-selling author Herbert Schildt has written extensively about the Java, C++, C, and C# programming languages. His books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been widely translated. Herb's books have been used in education, corporate training, and individual study.
Although he is interested in all facets of computing, Herb's primary focus is computer languages, especially the standard...more
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