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Rogerio Kioshi
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Hi,

I'd like to know if this book comes with sample source code to be downloaded, for practicing.

Thank you.
 
Jim Waldo
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I believe that the code examples are available somewhere on the O'Reilly web site for download.

But a warning-- the code is just a set of illustrative fragments, not meant to compile into anything that can be run. I know that there are inconsistencies from chapter to chapter, and some places where the code is just wrong. The errata sheet should also be available, and there are others what I will put in when I have a chance (I had a terrific translator for the Japanese version of the book who founds lots of places that needed some work).

The real point of the examples is to show what I was talking about in the text, not produce a running program or set of programs. BTW, for those of you thinking of writing a book, let me warn you that the examples are the hardest part.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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