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Java learning resources
  • The Java Tutorial - "Trails" are roadmaps covering a broad topic. The Really Big Index helps you locate talks about a more specific issue.

  • Java™ Platform, Standard Edition 8 API Specification "The API Docs". Created automatically from the source code for the runtime classes and specially formatted comments in the code, by a tool called javadoc. It will be your constant companion. Learn to navigate it.

  • The Java Language Specification aka the JLS. Bare syntactic bones of the language. Probably not something you will need often. If it is, you're doing something wrong.

  • jEdit can be handy and runs anyplace Java can make a desktop app. If you have IDEA you likely won't need it. It can be macroed in and has a console that runs Beanshell.

  • Ah, yes...Beanshell Once an insanely useful tool, now that Java hosts scripting languages and has a REPL, Beanshell has become more of a quaint oddity.

  • 24 pages of my Java-related bookmarks Some stale. Some boring. Some fun. Browse at your own risk.

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