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Jeanne Boyarsky
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This week, we're delighted to have Jeff Friesen helping to answer questions about the new book Beginning Java 7. See the table of contents online.

The promotion starts Tuesday, March 12th 2013 and will end on Friday, March 15th 2013.

We'll be selecting four random posters in this forum to win a free copy of the book provided by the publisher, Apress.

Please see the Book Promotion page to ensure your best chances at winning!

Posts in this welcome thread are not eligible for the drawing, and should be reserved for welcoming the author. Questions posted in this topic are subject to removal.
 
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I'd also like to mention that this book is poorly named. It's not really a beginner book.
 
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I had a glimpse of the book. It provide a good coverage of Java 1.7. About the title "Beginning Java 7," is somewhat misleading. The word "beginning" is often associated with "beginner" in our mind.
The book is intended for those who are beginning (read: new to) Java 7, not beginners in Java programming.
Quite a thick book indeed, but you can glean about good practice Java programming from Jeff Freisen.
 
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote: ... See the http://www.apress.com/java/java-programming/9781430239093]table of contents online. ...

The URL has "]table" appended to it, so it does not work as intended. Here it is, correctly: http://www.apress.com/java/java-programming/9781430239093
Also, welcome to the ranch, Jeff Freisen! I'm excited to have this book's promotion!
 
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I could really use this book because I'm studying Information Technology at FIU
But, to the best winner ^.^
 
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Thank you
 
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Welcome to the Ranch
 
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Welcome Jeff Freisen to Java Ranch !!

Read your book summary on Apress website. Book looks promising

~ abhay
 
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Thanks everyone.

I'm glad to be here.

Jeff
 
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Welcome Jeff Freisen! Congrats!

I'm excited about Java 7 features and waiting to read this book.
Thanks for giving us this book.
 
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Welcome to the ranch!
 
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Looking forward to the book and Java 1.7.
Cheers.
 
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Welcome to Ranch,Jeff
Hope i get to win this book.Looking forward to read this book on Java 7
 
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Its friday time and the results are not yet announced.

 
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Friday is not finished yet.
 
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