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Mohamed Sanaulla
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This week, we're delighted to have Benjamin Evans & Martijn Verburg helping to answer questions about the new book The Well Grounded Java Developer. One can download 2 sample chapters from the book site: http://www.manning.com/evans/ and the Table of Contents can be viewed here.

The promotion starts Tuesday, July 31st 2012 and will end on Friday, August 3rd 2012.

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

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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Hi guys!

It's bound to be a fun week!


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"Welcome" guys. It's always nice to welcome regulars back to the forums .

And congrats on the book!


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Welcome folks

Its great to have you here.


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Welcome both!



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Welcome to the authors!! It should be an exciting week for all of us!!


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Welcome to the fray! These book promo fora always get lots of attention and some interesting questions.
Martijn Verburg
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Hi all,

Absolute pleasure to be here, especially amongst so many friends, colleagues and users who helped us shape the book! Ben and I are in the BST time zone (GMT+1) so our apologies if we don't jump on questions immediately.

Looking forward to the fun!


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Hi Ben and Martijn, as Jeanne said, "welcome"


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A reminder: the following is posted in bold in the topic:
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.


Mohamed Sanaulla
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I am really really waiting to get a copy of this book. This is the book one has to read if they are wondering which one to pick after Effective Java Great thought out content.
Welcome Martijn and Ben, hoping to be an exciting promo week!
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Martijn Verburg wrote:Ben and I are in the BST time zone (GMT+1) so our apologies if we don't jump on questions immediately.

We started the promo in the middle of the BST night for your convenience . Or maybe it was our convenience.
charlsy chuks
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Hey so glad it is finally your turn! No doubt this promo will be an interesting one.
Shiv Swaminathan
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Welcome to the authors!
Thank you for your book promotion, and the chapters/topics which expose us to other non-Java languages!


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juan coder
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Hi,

Great way to promote would definetely be interested in getting a copy. Good Luck.
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It will be interesting to learn more about polyglot programming and JVM.


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