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Read the best books to build Android understanding.

A well-written and thorough book can be an amazing path to build deeper understanding of Android and also act as a handbook as you discover the internet's vast resources.

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Effective Java

Effective Java

Java has changed dramatically since the previous edition of Effective Java was published shortly after the release of Java 6. This Jolt award-winning classic has now been thoroughly updated to take full advantage of the latest language and library features. The support in modern Java for multiple paradigms increases the need for specific best-practices advice, and this book delivers.

Head First Java

Head First Java

Learning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object-oriented computer programming language like Java. You might think the problem is your brain. It seems to have a mind of its own, a mind that doesn't always want to take in the dry, technical stuff you're forced to study.

Test Driven: TDD for Java Developers

Test Driven: TDD for Java Developers

In test driven development, you first write an executable test of what your application code must do. Only then do you write the code itself and, with the test spurring you on, you improve your design.

Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide is an introductory Android book for programmers with Kotlin experience. Based on Big Nerd Ranchโ€™s popular Android Bootcamp, this guide will lead you through the wilderness using hands-on example apps combined with clear explanations of key concepts and APIs.

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Courses to deepen your Android skills.

These days, courses are no longer a sequence of videos. They are usually accompanied by projects and a learning community, keeping you accountable and on the path.

Our experts recommend these courses, from free selections to paid programs.

The Complete Android Oreo Developer Course

The Complete Android Oreo Developer Course

Kicking things up a notch from my smash-hit The Complete Android N Developer Course (59,000 students + 8,500 five star ratings) -- my latest course is your fast-track, skip-the-queue ticket to building high-calibre Android apps.

Oracle Java Certification

Oracle Java Certification

This course will help you learn the steps to becoming an Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) and get a higher paying job!

Take the Oracle Java Associate Programmer exam confidently knowing you can pass it

Java Programming A-Z

Java Programming A-Z

Everything you need to know about Java programming to make you first steps as a software engineer.

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