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Is Horton's Book adequate for a beginning Java Course?
Joined: Nov 01, 2000
Mar 28, 2002 18:00:00
I am going to be teaching a course in beginning
and am evaluating books to use. So far I haven't found a 1.4 book adequate for students. Is Horton's book complete enough for this course and if not could someone recommend one that is?
Joined: May 05, 2000
Mar 28, 2002 18:30:00
I teach "Intro to Java" at Hofstra University and I use the Horton book. I think it works very well as a textbook. I like it much more than the Deitel&Deitel books.
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Mar 28, 2002 18:46:00
I agree with Thomas. This book is a very good textbook for a structured learning environment.
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