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Java for Dummies

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Presenting an overview of the Java Internet programming language, this new guide also explains the relationship of Java to HotJava, the dynamic broswer that interprets Java code. Part of the bestselling For Dummies series, the book shows how to access Web sites, download documents, use "applets" to add animation, and more.
Paperback, 373 pages
Published October 17th 1997 by Hungry Minds Inc. (first published June 27th 1996)
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David
Oct 16, 2009 rated it did not like it
I'm a dummy. Why? Because I actually bought this book without browsing through it first. Why a dummy? Because this book, despite what it hints at, is not about Java, much less programming in Java. It's title should have been "Using Java Applets in a Webpage for Dummies". Yes, it's about using Java applets. And even then it's of a poor quality. The book is actually very light in details and "meat". There's a lot of repeated explanations and definitions, especially regarding the object and embed H ...more
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