Top Free Online Java Tutorials


This article tries to create a list of resources for free online tutorials on Java programming language, that could get you started on Java in no time. It uses top google search results, tutorial content quality, useful resources, targeted audience, learning curves, and ease of access to the content to bring you this list.

In no particular order, let me brief you about these Java resources.

JavaBeginnersTutorial.com

As the name suggests this is a good tutorial for beginners. It has categorized its content into three sections. The first section describes the concept, the second section is ‘learn by examples,’ which gives examples for different Core Java modules along with running source code, and the third section is ‘Cheatsheet’ that helps readers to revise the concept quickly.

TutorialsPoint.com

This online resource provides a comprehensive java learning guide in a simple language. It is very popular with IT professionals and appears on top in google search rankings for “Java tutorial”. The Java tutorial is divided into different chapters (as you can see in the left panel of the screen shot shown below) for achieving tutorialspoint’s vision of simply easy learning. In addition, the detailed descriptions along with the relevant examples, illustrations, and diagrams help beginners and other level readers to understand concepts without any external help.

What makes it a very good choice is the online lab facility provided to execute the program on the screen itself with the option “Try it.” You can get started without installing any software on your local computer. Furthermore, you can download the whole tutorial in .pdf form for free and read it offline anytime.

Java2s.com

This online resource has point to point description, very useful for beginners. For easy understanding, it divides java online tutorial into chapters and takes a step-by-step approach.

The main chapters are provided on the left hand side of the webpage and to the right are headings and sub-headings.

What makes it a very good choice is the online lab facility provided to execute the program on the screen itself with the option “Try it.” You can get started without installing any software on your local computer. Furthermore, you can download the whole tutorial in .pdf form for free and read it offline anytime.

Oracle Java Documentation

Oracle has one of the best java online resources. It is good for the beginners and the reference guide is an excellent source for Java professionals. It provides comprehensive guides on Java FX, Java Swing, Java SE, Java ME and others. Above all, each chapter has relevant examples that helps readers to understand concept very easily.

Google Cloud Platform 

This is also one of the best java learning websites. It has chapter-wise explanation along with codes and relevant examples. As observable in the screen shot above, it also has video tutorial for the easy understanding.

Video Tutorials

Besides above mentioned text based tutorials, the following two are the best online video java tutorial resources:

Udemy

Udemy offers free java video tutorial for beginners. For this you get decent content quality, but the video does make some parts of the code hard to read. Youtube

Needless to say, Youtube is a good online audio and video java tutorial resource. Here, you can find hundreds of java video tutorials. There are full length video tutorials as well as series of chapter-wise video tutorials.

raja
Published on 16-Jan-2020 05:14:30
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