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Gregg Bolinger
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I just read the sample chapter for Java Cookbook. It was basically, Problem, Solution, Discussion. I have never owned a "recipes" book or "cookbook" for programming and wondered, Ian, if this was
  • how the entire book is structured and
  • is this the general format for all these types of books, or is this style unique to this book?

  • Thanks.

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    Ian Darwin
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    Thanks for writing. Yes, this is the general "Cookbook" style originated with the Perl cookbook,
    copied by me and a few others, and then turned into a "franchise" by O'Reilly. So yes, all the
    O'Reilly cookbooks are in the same (and might I add very useful and successful :-)) format.


    Ian Darwin
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