Learning Java can be difficult. The first question you might ask is “What are the best Java books for beginners?”.
To make this task easier your you, we’ve crafted an article of some top Java books based on their popularity among developers.
These books are written precisely for easy learning and are very recommended for beginners.
The top 5 Java books for beginners
Java: A Beginner’s Guide
Ask any Java developer to recommend a book, and they will most certainly recommend this one.
Herber Shildt is a very well-known author for writing great books related to programming technologies.
This books will help you learn all the basics and fundamentals of Java such as:
- Exception handling
Java – the Complete Reference
This is another very popular book written by the same author – Herber Shildt.
We would personally recommend this book, as it helped us learn the most basic Java concepts from this book.
Java – The Complete Reference is one of the most selling and popular books currently in the market. This book will help you tremendously to learn all the core and advance Java concepts.
Head First Java
This book will help you a lot in learning the Java fundamentals. And it does so in a very interactive and fun way!
It provides a lot of humorous images, memorable analogies and a lot of great exercises. Through these, it will get easier to remember the difficult concepts of Java very easily.
Head First Java is written by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates, well-known for their Java book.
Additionally, Kathy Sierra is very well-known for her programming instructor career, and a Java expert trainer.
Programming With Java
This book will offer you very comprehensive coverage of all the basics and fundamentals of Java programming.
Every single concept is explained with very good examples and an additional programming exercise.
E Balagurusamy is a very well known, trusted and popular author. Especially in India.
Apart from Java, he has also written a couple of books on C and C++, which are best-selling programming books in India.
Core Java: An Integrated Approach
“An Integrated Approach” covers all core concepts of Java – in a methodical way.
It helps you understand all imporant Java concepts like
- Obejct Oriented programming
- Exception handling
This book also provides you with a lot of questions that are asked in interviews for Java.