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Default Is Alice for me? - 08-03-2011, 11:34 PM

I was an IT Professional working on Mainframes for 5 years. I quit my job for family reasons for 2 years now and want to get back to my career.

I wish to change my technology to Java and have been looking at interactive ways to learn this language. 2 years has been a long break and I am really struggling hard to get back to studying a new technology.

Sitting and studying Java with a book isnt working for me at all.

Is Alice for me? Will this help me learn Java?

Please advise.
   
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Default 08-08-2011, 09:37 AM

Alice is not very much like java you don't code in any language it has a drag/drop Interface If you want to learn java I suggest getting a book and or watching YouTube tutorials surprisingly YouTube is great for learning to code
Keep in mind I don't know java but I learned basic doing what I desribed


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Default 08-08-2011, 10:30 AM

In Alice you use drag/drop interfaces. I learn horribly from books. If you ever want to learn a programming language I know a guy who has 1700ish video tutorials on his channel with any programming language you can think of (almost)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl-zzrqQoSE <- is first Java Tutorial. Watch 'Java Programming Tutorial 4' if your ready for the Hello World program. Please note that his method of downloading the JDK is a bit outdated, you should probably get it from oracles website instead of suns.

Have fun with java!
   
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