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Purpose of java Actually

Padma Asrani
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Joined: Mar 22, 2007
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First of all a big congratulations to authors for the new java actually book.

I have gone through the preface and it seems there are lot of things which are covered like

1. OOP concepts.
2. Focus on problem solving techniques.
3. programming concepts are showing using UML. Doesn't require prior experience to UML.
4. Development of Algorithms.

And java language is used to learn all this and no background in java is required.

I am not clear what is the purpose of this book. Is it trying to attempt to teach every aspect of the topics above throughly or learn java language in general?

I am tend to think that this is more for learning various computer science aspects than java language? Is my understanding correct.

Anyways I love to buy this book as there are vast variety of topics than java language alone.

Khalid A. Mughal
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Joined: Jul 30, 2002
Posts: 103
We hope that the book comes across as a intro book on programming in Java and as a Java language book, if you get my drift.
Prithiraj Sen Gupta
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Joined: Sep 13, 2006
Posts: 92

It bends a novice programmer very smoothly towards java basics and object oriented programming through Object based Programming(Partial OOPs) in java. Actually the authors take special care by providing each HOWS and WHYS in Java Program Learning Path. I have completed 1st 2 chapters from the book. From my point of view the chapters covered the foundation of JAVA language in details and I havent felt any kind of stress in understanding those chapters though my background is .NET.

Thanks & Regards

Prithiraj Sen Gupta
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