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Murach's Android Programming: What's the unique style of Murach's book?

 
Qunfeng Wang
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There are lots of reviews on Amazon talking about Murach's style. What's the style indeed? How is it different from other programming books?

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Our books look and feel different than most other programming books because we present all text on the left-hand page and all code, screen captures, tables, etc. on the right-hand page. We think this helps you learn more while reading less. Also, we think this makes the book work well as a reference book. To see how this works, you can download a sample chapter:

http://www.murach.com/books/andp/chapters.htm

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That looks like it would be excellent for my reading style. When I read programming books I have developed the habit of reading the text first, then coming back and reading examples from beginning to end, possibly even after I have finished the entire chapter or section. Neat!
 
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