Too much is left for the beginner to figure out from studying the listing.
It covers all the basics of Java and various special features of the language that are helpful to know when writing android applications.
This book is great for someone needing to brush up on the Java language before starting Android programming.
Dj java Jeff did a good job explaining java code for android developement. Make sure that you know this book is exactly what the title says: JAVA. Read morePublished 2 months ago by davey
It's a good book for those people that want to pick up Java, especially geared towards Android development.
I'd use this as a supplement to an Android programming book
I wanted a book explaining how to make programs for ANDROID devices. With the book title you've managed to fool me. Congratulations! . Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jorma K
There is some good contenet in here - the author is no doubt a Java expert, however the writing style keeps me re-reading everything - every time I open this book. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Chris L.
Not for beginners to say the least, this book is a complex introduction to Java and barely mentions anything specific about Android. Read morePublished 24 months ago by KevinPHD
An excellent book. Provides exactly what an Android developer has to know about Java, though it doesn't talk much about Android. It is short, concise, and has very good examples. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by Mark Lutinger
I regret buying this book.
I can forgive it for a few mistakes here and there, but frequently there are concepts being introduced only to be discussed at late chapters. Read more
This book is NOT for beginners, I have worked with Java on and off for years now. There is way too much stuff packed into it and as the author says does not deal with Android, this... Read morePublished on February 3, 2012 by Charlton P Webb
This is an acceptable book to use for learning Java for an experienced programmer.
* The approach is to throw concept after concept at the reader. Read more