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Craig Larman's book question

Jacob Pressures

Joined: Jun 04, 2004
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Do i have to know and understand Java to benefit from this book? Will it be hard to use? I'm a VB programmer

Applying Uml And Patterns: An Introduction To Object-oriented Analysis And Design And Iterative Development by Craig Larman
Junilu Lacar

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There are very few actual code snippets and IMO they are very readable even to somebody who has limited knowledge of Java. If there's something you need help understanding, you can always post the code here--there's always somebody willing to translate to "layman's" terms .

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Jacob Pressures

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I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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