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Java TutorialsJava Tutorials - Java tutorials for mostly Java, but also JavaScript. We try and help you find free Java tutorials, help you create a calendar code, give you a Java GUI tutorial as well as video tutorials, Sun Java, Applet and more tuts.

Java technology was created as a computer programming tool in an effort to anticipate for the "next wave" in computing. This page provides information and links to resources of free java tutorials, ebooks and source code.


Learn the fundamentals of Java programming language through a variety of online free java tutorials. These free java tutorials teach the essential concepts behind building applications using various programming concepts and modules. This site can be used as a practical, example based guide for beginning programmers or those without much Object Oriented programming experience.


Learn the Core Java basics with these free java tutorials. This topic is for those learning Java programming or having general Java programming questions. It is a fundamental guide, aimed at beginners to java programming.

The following material is a part of 'IBM's resource for developers' website.

1. SCJP, Part 1

This SCJP guide is to help you become a Sun certified Java programmer. It is organized in the same way as the Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) 1.4 exam and provides a detailed overview of all of the exam's main objectives. Throughout the java pdf, simple examples are provided to illustrate the important concepts covered in the exam.

2. Introduction to Core java I/O

This free java tutorial I/O pdf is an overview of Java I/O and all the classes in the package. This guide assumes you have a basic knowledge of I/O, including Input Stream and Output Stream.

3. Enterprise Beans Fundamentals

This ejb  pdf provides an introduction to Enterprise JavaBeans technology with particular attention to the role of Enterprise JavaBean components in distributed computing scenarios, the architecture, the extension APIs, and the fundamentals of working with EJB technologies

4. The Class Loader

The Java ClassLoader is a crucial, but often overlooked, component of the Java runtime system. It is the class responsible for finding and loading class files at run time. Creating your own ClassLoader lets you customize the JVM in useful and interesting ways, allowing you to completely redefine how class files are brought into the system.

5. Design Patterns 101

This lesson is for Java programmers who want to learn about java design patterns as a means of improving their object oriented design and development skills. After reading this pdf you will:
* Understand what design patterns are and how they are described and categorized in several well known catalogs
* Be able to use design patterns as a vocabulary for understanding and discussing object oriented software design
* Understand a few of the most common design patterns and know when and how they should be used

4. Introduction to Threads

This free java tutorial explores the basics of threads -- what they are, why they are useful, and how to get started writing simple programs that use them. It also explains the basic building blocks of more sophisticated threading applications, how to exchange data between threads, how to control threads, and how threads can communicate with each other.

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Sites for Java Developers

Java Tutorials Developer Forums
Comprehensive Java Tutorials
A great set of free Java tutorials available online. Areas covered in the 17 different sections include string manipulation, collections, threads, file handling, and swing gui.
Java Topics
Free Java tutorials include general Java, client-side Java, and server side Java
Java Tutorials
Some excellent free Java tutorials from Dick Baldwin. Introductory, intermediate, and advanced Java tutorials.
Shlurrpp Java
Claims to be the first user-friendly free java tutorial. Many interesting sections on Java history and background

Java Recommended Books

Head First Design Patterns (Head First) ($29.67) Head First Java, 2nd Edition ($29.67) Head First JavaScript ($26.39)
Head First Design Patterns Head First Java, 2nd Edition Head First JavaScript
JavaScript: The Definitive Guide ($31.49) Spring in Action ($31.49) SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 5 Study Guide (Exam 310-055) (Certification Press Study Guides) ($31.49)
JavaScript: The Definitive Guide Spring in Action SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 5 Study Guide

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Java Coffee Break - This free tutorial series teaches the basics of Java programming. It requires no previous Java experience, and is perfect for the beginner.

Free Java guide - website to learn Java programming through examples. Beginner's tutorials of plsql and sql with java source code.

Programming Tutorials - Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Java Programming Tutorials.

Online Training - Free online tutorials from Sun, including jGuru short courses and online Java Series books.

Java, Java, and more Java - Free versions for most operating systems. Java Programming FAQs and Tutorials: Beginner and advanced Frequently Asked Questions lists.

Java Resources - ebooks and source code.

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