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Java: the Complete Reference

 
Jeff Langr
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This is becoming my boilerplate question.

I searched at Amazon and browsed at herbschildt.com. Where can I find a complete table of contents?

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TOC

It has a link to sample chapter, too. The sample chapter link didn't work a minute ago.
 
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Jeff:

The link that Carol provided is correct for the TOC. (Thanks Carol!) I will contact McGraw-Hill to find out why the sample chapter link is not working. I am sure that they will get it fixed soon.
 
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thanks Herb!
 
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A sample chapter (Chapter 1) is now available for download on the Osborne web site.
 
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Originally posted by Herb Schildt:
A sample chapter (Chapter 1) is now available for download on the Osborne web site.


Would honestly prefered if Chapter 12 or 14 was the sample chapter instead. At least it would tell us something new, which the book is geared towards (telling us new stuffs about J2SE 5.0), rather than telling us something most of us knew.

Just my thoughts.
 
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I agree that something a little meatier would be nice. And it would be great if it included some new feature even if the whole chapter weren't new.

Maybe it's just me, but Java history...
 
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McGraw-Hill controls which chapters they post as samples. Personally, I was hoping that they would post chapter 5, which contains material about the new for-each style for loop, but ...

With all the requests, perhaps I can get them to change the chapter, but it will probably take a week or two....
 
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One other point: I think that McGraw-Hill chose Chapter One because it sets the tone for the book, which is a serious, in-depth description of the Java language, its libraries, its philosophy, and application.

However, I would still have choosen Chapter 5!
 
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I vote for chapter 5!
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