Wrox has "Beginning Java" by Ivor Horton which I use aas a textbook for the class I teach at Hofstra University. It works pretty well.
Originally posted by Rufus BugleWeed:
Could you really recommend the camel book ( Programming PERL ) as a serious work?
Is that a bad thing?
Originally posted by James Chegwidden:
It does not however fit the "typical" textbook mode.
Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
There is a new Java and XML book out that I recommend much more highly than the O'Reilly book:
The author really knows his stuff and gives example after example.
And it's by Addison-Wesley.