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Jeanne Boyarsky
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This week, we're delighted to have Dr (Poornachandra) Sarang helping to answer questions about the new book Java Programming. See the table of contents

The promotion starts Tuesday, May 1st 2012 and will end on Friday, May 4th 2012.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, McGraw-Hill Osborne.

Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing, and should be reserved for welcoming the author. Questions posted in this topic are subject to removal.

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Aamir Sayid

Joined: Feb 11, 2012
Posts: 10

Most welcome Dr. Poornachandra Sarang!!!

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
-George Bernard Shaw
Campbell Ritchie

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Welcome to the Ranch

We shall write some really awkward questions for you
Mohamed Sanaulla
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I had an opportunity to review this book, more details here.

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Sathish Kumar Varatharasu

Joined: Apr 05, 2012
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Welcome Dr. Poornachandra Sarang...
Rob Spoor

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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Questions posted in this topic are subject to removal.

I have removed a few posts because of this reason. Please create a new thread for any questions.

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Rush Kreek

Joined: Sep 11, 2006
Posts: 1
I have been out of touch with Java programming since 2008, want to catchup and see how far has it improved. Looking forward to read this new book hopefully will bring me to the latest and greatest in the Java/J2EE area.
Poornachandra Sarang

Joined: Apr 17, 2012
Posts: 27
J2SE 5.0 (Sept 30, 2004) brought in several additions to Java language. After this Java SE 7 (July 7, 2011) introduced many new additions. In between, there were no changes in the language syntax. If you have used Java till 2008, then you have not missed anything except for all the new additions (really major) in Java SE 7. Chapter 1 of the book summarizes changes made in each major release of Java. Reading the book would certainly help you in bringing you up-to-date with Java SE.
Suchira Gharde

Joined: Feb 22, 2010
Posts: 12
Welcome Dr (Poornachandra) Sarang

I am into Java/J2EE programming and would like to know about the details of this book and would also like to know how this book is different from other Java books available in the market.
Poornachandra Sarang

Joined: Apr 17, 2012
Posts: 27
Please refer to my post in the thread "Another question about who the book is addressed to" in the current forum.
Vishal Hegde
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Its really good to see an Indian writing a book on Java

Thanks a lot Dr (Poornachandra) Sarang I will sure purchase a copy of it from the nearby bookshop || OCJP:81%
Walter Ho

Joined: Apr 09, 2008
Posts: 22

Welcome Dr Sarang.
Campbell Ritchie

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Rush Kreek, welcome to the Ranch
If you are interested in winning the book, you would need to ask a question in another thread than this one.
Azrael Noor
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Welcome Dr. Poorna

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