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As a result of working through this book, I am glad to report that I am finally successfully writing programs using weird and bizarre to us mainframers things such as Classes, Objects, Constructors, Methods, Inheritance, and Polymorphism; and I am actually understanding what is going on.

The Collection and Map frameworks are not mentioned at all. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Includes the useful features of Java 5.

However, the book needs to be updated. I wish I had purchased this book to begjnning my teacher’s Java Programming class. You are unlikely to find another book that has as much hand holding as this book. Most Java books take the easy way out and cover the new features in a separate chapter, almost as an afterthought.


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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It starts very slowly, guiding you through your initial steps and spends the first few chapters building a basic knowledge of the Java language. Open Preview See a Problem? However, I think for some of us, when approaching OOP, knowing mainframe programming is worse than knowing nothing.

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If you want to finally, successfully make the jump from legacy work to Object Oriented, this is your book. This Java book clearly explains things in ways that we mainframe people can easily latch onto.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As long as you bother to do mugachs exercises after each chapter you should have a solid foundation to work on. He is also a consulting editor for DOS World.

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