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Head First Java 1.4 vs 5

Anthony Karta
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Joined: Aug 09, 2004
Posts: 342
is there much different between these books?

the reason I'm asking is I can get a lot cheaper price for 1.4 version.

then, I am thinking to upgrade my knowledge using other books such as Java Tiger developer note or jump to New version of SCJP study guide by the same authors.

is it a good way?

thanks floks

Pauline McNamara

Joined: Jan 19, 2001
Posts: 4012
Hi Tony,

Here's what author Bert says in response to someone else's question about the difference between the two.

Hope that helps a little.
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