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Ask HN: Best way to learn Java?
1 point by zensavona on Aug 15, 2013 | hide | past | favorite | 3 comments
I'm looking to learn Java and need a resource that is preferably not a thick and verbose book. I have experience with Ruby, PHP, Go, JS etc.

What have you guys used or found to be good and interesting?

Honestly, its the same for all programming languages. Just find a project in that language and start coding. I feel like the best way to learning programming languages is the same as human languages, organically.

Find a project to work on and look up things on stackoverflow when you need to figure out something.

If you're fine with online video tutorials (not just books), a Coursera class "Algorithms" uses Java <coursera.org/course/algs4partI>.

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