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#1 BenW


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Posted 16 September 2012 - 06:42 AM

Here are some useful resources for Java programmers. If you know of any more that I should add (especially for the advanced section) post them and I'll keep the thread updated!


Java 7 for Windows Desktops - You're gonna need this!
Java 7 for other installations - For Mac, Linux, etc users.
Java JDK (SDK) Downloads - Download the Java JDK (includes runtimes) if you're going to be developing in Java

New User Tutorials

CodeCall Java Tutorials - Learn Java with our very own collection of Java tutorials.
The Java Tutorials - Oracle docs, updated regularly. Mostly for Java SE7.
Java with Google App Engine - How to use Java with Google App Engine. Tutorial and code snippets.
Hello World in Java - How to write your first Java program.
Getting Started in Java - How to start learning Java.
How to Compile a Java Program - Command line compiling with Java.

Resources for Advanced Programmers

IBM developerWorks - News, updates, tutorials, code snippets, etc for Java
SourceCodeMania Java Tutorials - Advanced tutorials covering things like sockets, game programming in Java, web apps, etc.

Java Game Programming Tutorials

Making a Game in Java - Java game programming tutorial. Some of the information is outdated but applets and sourcecode is available.
Game Programming in Java - Set of tutorials containing game development code and examples.
Java Game Tutorials - How to make minesweeper, Tetris, Snake, and other games in Java. Full source code provided.


IntelliJ IDEA - Licensing starts at $99, however there is an opensource "Community Edition" with limited features.
jEdit - Opensource multi-language IDE.
NetBeans - The best known Java IDE, presented very professionally but opensource regardless.
tIDE - Opensource with no installation required.


Java in Action - Java's collection of outstanding Java apps and games

#2 wim DC

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 07:31 AM

+1 Cause eclipse isn't in the list :D

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 06:29 AM

Outrageous! Where is Eclipse? :)

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 02:37 AM

Anyone knows any good source to learn Spring MVC?

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#5 Ritwik I the programmer

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 04:03 PM

Here's an useful 3rd party link for 3D graphics programming in Java.

Edited by Ritwik I the programmer, 08 January 2013 - 04:04 PM.

I can believe, but why should I?

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