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Will your book help me leap from 5?

Amro Ali

Joined: Feb 29, 2012
Posts: 25
I am currently using Java 5 concepts in development, yet I feel the need of getting up to date, will the book help me cover this or help me apply new java 7 concepts?
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Not much changed in Java 6 language wise, so you are in the target audience.

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Jennifer Reese

Joined: Mar 08, 2012
Posts: 8
This book will absolutely help you make the leap. There are significant improvements from Java 5 to Java 7 and you will likely find multiple features useful for your applications. There are also a few explanations throughout the book as to how and why these features evolved.
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