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Is Horton's Book adequate for a beginning Java Course?

Steve Holmes
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Joined: Nov 01, 2000
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I am going to be teaching a course in beginning Java 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?
Thomas Paul
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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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Jorge Phillips
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Joined: Jun 03, 2001
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I agree with Thomas. This book is a very good textbook for a structured learning environment.
 
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