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Rafa Moreno
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Joined: Nov 19, 2002
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Hi all,

I'm going to teach java and want to know some good books to do it. also if possible some books on C (I'm going to tech too)

James Chegwidden
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Joined: Oct 06, 2002
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Were are you teaching at?

I am teaching and have taught Java and C...

Some good C teaching- non reference...

1. CS A Structured Programming Approach Using C, 2nd ed. Course by Forouzan and Gilberg...

2. C Primer Plus- Sams, Prata

3. C How to Program, PH, Deitel

Taught out of all of them...See this site for java books.


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Rafa Moreno
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Joined: Nov 19, 2002
Posts: 53
Thank you James,

I'm in Veracruz, Mexico. Of your list I selected C how to program and for Java Java how to program.

Ed Lance
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Joined: Aug 02, 2000
Posts: 38
I've been programming / teaching Java for about 10 years now, depends on the topics and where the students are but here are some of my favorite books:

1. Head First - Kathy Sierra (love the entire Head First series!)
2. Thinking in Java - Bruce Eckles (see
3. Java How To Program - Deitel and Deitel

Hope that helps, good luck with your teaching!
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