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I generally read first.

I like the SAMS books, e.g., "Learn XXX in 21/28 Days". This provides the basics along with coding examples to follow and practice problems to do. For anyone with coding experience, the first 5 to 8 chapters are a breeze though -- the later chapters generally take 30-60 minutes, including practice problems. Note: the books are uneven in quality, but overall I have found them useful.

Then I do something real. I've written address book apps in numerous languages, as I know the requirements and it hits the major points (DB access, display lists, editing, reports, etc.)

After that I hit tutorials and videos for specific things that I need to know. Once I get past the basics, I learn best by doing.
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