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If you’re new to Java, the fourth edition of this bestselling guide provides an example-driven introduction to the latest language features and APIs in Java 6 and 7. Advanced Java developers will be able to take a deep dive into areas such as concurrency and JVM enhancements.

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Average Rating: 4.111111111111111 out of 5 rating Based on 9 Ratings

"Learning Java, 4th Edition" - by James Leng on 14-JUL-2014
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great book, author has sound power to manifest such a  broad domain with Java world.
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"Precise under the hood details" - by ALunarBeach on 08-MAY-2014
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I like the way the author explains how Java is different from C/C++ and explains how the advanced features like Generics, Reflections, Threads implemented in Java
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"Not for beginners" - by snoski3 on 02-APR-2014
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This is a good book but not for beginners.  This book gives bits of code for examples of what it being discussed.  There are not many full code examples in the first 9 chapters.
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"Very well written" - by Jens Holtsmark on 26-FEB-2014
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I read the Threads section - and in a short time (a few hours) I felt I knew exactly what concepts exist and how to use it in my networking app.
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"Java" - by Shamal Jayakody on 05-JAN-2014
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A good book. Java is the name of the programmimg game.
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