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Best Books to Help You Learn Java

In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Java books and tutorials can help fill your brain this April and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.

1. Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition (2014)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

Fully updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 (Java SE 8), Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition gets you started programming in Java right away. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt begins with the basics, such as how to create, compile, and run a Java program. He then moves on to the keywords, syntax, and constructs that form the core of the Java language. This Oracle Press resource also covers some of Java’s more advanced features, including multithreaded programming…

Author(s): Herbert Schildt

2. Head First Java, 2nd Edition (2005)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

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 problem is your brain. It seems to have a mind of its own, a mind that doesn’t always want to take in the dry, technical stuff you’re forced to study. The fact is your brain craves novelty. It’s constantly searching, scanning, waiting for something unusual to happen. After all, that’s the way it was built to help you stay alive.

Author(s): Kathy Sierra, Bert Bates

3. Java: The Complete Reference (2017)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

Fully updated for Java SE 9, Java: The Complete Reference, Tenth Edition explains how to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles. You’ll also find information on key portions of the Java API library, such as I/O, the Collections Framework, the stream library, and the concurrency utilities. Swing, JavaFX, JavaBeans, and servlets are examined…

Author(s): Herbert Schildt

4. Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Seventh Edition (2017)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

Fully updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 9 (Java SE 9), Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Seventh Edition, gets you started programming in Java right away. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt begins with the basics, such as how to create, compile, and run a Java program. He then moves on to the keywords, syntax, and constructs that form the core of the Java language. The book also covers some of Java’s more advanced features, including multithreaded programming, generics…

Author(s): Herbert Schildt

5. Effective Java (3rd Edition) (2017)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

The Definitive Guide to Java Platform Best Practices—Updated for Java 7, 8, and 9. Java has changed dramatically since the previous edition of Effective Java was published shortly after the release of Java 6. This Jolt award-winning classic has now been thoroughly updated to take full advantage of the latest language and library features. The support in modern Java for multiple paradigms increases the need for specific best-practices advice, and this book delivers.

Author(s): Joshua Bloch

6. Learn Java in One Day and Learn It Well (2016)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

New Book by Best-Selling Author Jamie Chan. Learn Java Programming Fast with a unique Hands-On Project. Book 4 of the Learn Coding Fast Series. Have you always wanted to learn computer programming but are afraid it’ll be too difficult for you? Or perhaps you know other programming languages but are interested in learning the Java language fast? This book is for you. You no longer have to waste your time and money trying to learn Java from boring books that are 600 pages long, expensive online courses or complicated Java tutorials that just leave you more confused and frustrated.

Author(s): Jamie Chan

7. Java All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers)) (2017)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

Your one-stop guide to programming with Java. If you’ve always wanted to program with Java but didn’t know where to start, this will be the java-stained reference you’ll turn to again and again. Fully updated for the JDK 9, this deep reference on the world’s most popular programming language is the perfect starting point for building things with Java—and an invaluable ongoing reference as you continue to deepen your knowledge. Clocking in at over 900 pages, Java All-in-One For Dummies…

Author(s): Doug Lowe

8. Core Java Volume I–Fundamentals (10th Edition) (Core Series) (2016)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

Core Java® has long been recognized as the leading, no-nonsense tutorial and reference for experienced programmers who want to write robust Java code for real-world applications. Now, Core Java®, Volume I—Fundamentals, Tenth Edition, has been extensively updated to reflect the most eagerly awaited and innovative version of Java in years: Java SE 8. Rewritten and reorganized to illuminate new Java SE 8 features, idioms, and best practices, it contains hundreds of example programs—all carefully crafted for easy…

Author(s): Cay S. Horstmann

9. Java: The Complete Reference, Ninth Edition (2014)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

The Definitive Java Programming Guide. Fully updated for Java SE 8, Java: The Complete Reference, Ninth Edition explains how to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles, as well as significant portions of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are examined and real-world examples demonstrate Java in action.

Author(s): Herbert Schildt

10. Murach’s Java Programming (5th Edition) (2017)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

This is the 5th edition of Murach’s classic Java book that’s trained thousands of developers in the last 15 years. Now fully updated to Java 9, this book helps any programmer learn Java faster and better than ever before. It’s the one Java book that presents object-oriented features like inheritance, interfaces, and polymorphism in a way that’s both understandable and useful in the real world. It offers new coverage of JavaFX, the date/time API, lambdas, and working with SQLite databases.

Author(s): Joel Murach, Anne Boehm

11. Java: An Introduction to PSolving (2014)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming, 7e, is ideal for introductory Computer Science courses using Java, and other introductory programming courses in departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS, IT, and Business. It also serves as a useful Java fundamentals reference for programmers. Students are introduced to object-oriented programming and important concepts such as design, testing and debugging, programming…

Author(s): Walter Savitch

12. Java Concurrency in Practice (2006)

Best Books to Help You Learn Java

Threads are a fundamental part of the Java platform. As multicore processors become the norm, using concurrency effectively becomes essential for building high-performance applications. Java SE 5 and 6 are a huge step forward for the development of concurrent applications, with improvements to the Java Virtual Machine to support high-performance, highly scalable concurrent classes and a rich set of new concurrency building blocks.

Author(s): Brian Goetz, Tim Peierls

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We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some Java books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Informatik für Ingenieure und Naturwissenschaftler : eine anschauliche Einführung in das Programmieren mit C und Java

Author(s): Thomas Rießinger
Publisher: Springer, Year: c 2006, Size: 2 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 883525

Computational Statics Revision Course

Author(s): Zia Javanbakht, Andreas Öchsner
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 7 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2153728

The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt against Elite Democracy

Author(s): Richard Javad Heydarian
Publisher: Palgrave, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2155052

Pro TypeScript. Application-Scale JavaScript Development

Author(s): Steve Fenton
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2157894

Core Java SE 9 for the Impatient

Author(s): Cay S. Horstmann
Publisher: Addison-Wesley, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2160575

Scala for Java Developers

Author(s): Toby Weston
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2161884

Pro JavaFX 9: A Definitive Guide to Building Desktop, Mobile, and Embedded Java Clients

Author(s): Johan Vos, Stephen Chin, Weiqi Gao, James Weaver, Dean Iverson
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2161934

Pro JavaFX 9: A Definitive Guide to Building Desktop, Mobile, and Embedded Java Clients

Author(s): Johan Vos, Stephen Chin, Weiqi Gao, James Weaver, Dean Iverson
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Ext: epub
ID: 2161935

Concurrent, Real-Time and Distributed Programming in Java: Threads, RTSJ and RMI

Author(s): Badr Benmammar
Publisher: ISTE/Wiley, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2170067

Pro JavaFX 9: A Definitive Guide to Building Desktop, Mobile, and Embedded Java Clients

Author(s): Johan Vos,Stephen Chin,Weiqi Gao,James Weaver,Dean Iverson
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Ext: pdf
ID: 2178925

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