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englebart15-Dec-20 3:26
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The first language is the hardest. Once you MASTER any single language, others will be easier to understand.
For Java, you might try the free ebook: Thinking in Java.
It is an okay learning book.
For Java, just remember that Object variables are only "leashes" or "reins" on an Object. They let you control something that wants to roam free (and be garbage collected when that happens). Primitives are values. All variables (including "leashes") are passed to and from functions by value/copying. So if you pass an object to a function, you have a second leash to the same object inside the function. Java object references act like C/C++ pointers, except that the Java language will not let you access the contents. In C/C++, you can dereference a pointer type via * and see the actual memory location.
The one syntactic "sugar" that basic Java gives you is a double quoted String constant: "Assign me to a leash or lose me forever".

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