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Are the Head First Series available in e-Book format?

 
Debdutta Mohanty
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Hi ALL,

I am currently reading the Head First series of books for EJB, Servlets, & Java.

First of all congrats to the authors on introducing the learning methodology that we all know works from Kindergarten ... Pictures and short bursts of information presented in a graphical manner that is interesting & imprints in brain rather than the student trying to cram it in ...

I wish they had more such books on topics like Data Structures or Compilers when I was in college.

I wanted to ask (and this might have been answered already), ARE THESE BOOKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE IN E-BOOK FORMAT LIKE PDF OR CHM ? I looked for the same in amazon where I brought the hard copies from, but could not find them.

Regards
Debdutta
 
Deepak Bala
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I dont think they are explicitly on sale as ebooks. Some of those java books ( like SCJP study guide. The hard copy. ) do come with a CD but i have never heard of one being purchased online as a pdf or ebook.
 
Bert Bates
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HI DEBDUTTA!

NO - THE HEAD FIRST BOOKS AREN"T AVAILABLE IN 'e' FORMAT - WE HAVE HAD TOO MUCH PIRACY UNFORTUNATELY

BTW - IT MIGHT BE BETTER IF YOU CHANGED YOUR DISPLAY NAME SO THAT IT'S NOT ALL IN CAPITAL LETTERS !!!

It's shouting and kind of not too friendly.

Thanks,

Bert
 
Debdutta Mohanty
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Hi Bert,

Thanks for the information, I have written to the customer service in Safari Online Books if your books are available for online reading, if so, I think that membership is also a good option.

I hope that it is something that is legal & approved by the authors.

As suggested, I have changed my display name from ALL CAPS to Title Case Like This, some of the Perils of auto-fill in toolbars ..

Regards
Debdutta
 
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