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Barry Burd

Barry Burd

Java 2 For Dummies,2nd Edition

Paperback: 378 pages
Publisher: For Dummies; 2 edition (August 16, 2004)
ISBN: 0764568582

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Barry Burd is the author of Java 2 For Dummies, Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, and Java & XML For Dummies, and a computer science professor at Drew University.

  • This updated bestseller covers programming essentials for the newest version of Java, the popular platform-independent, object-oriented programming language
  • The material is fully updated and focuses on the new Java SDK 1.5, addressing the needs of new or inexperienced Java developers
  • The fun and easy writing style walks readers through Java syntax basics and helps them write their first program
  • Shows readers how to create basic Java objects and figure out when they can reuse existing code
  • The new edition is also modified to better address the readers who may have some programming knowledge, but who are new to Java

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From Barry Burd


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