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Scott Mac Donald
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Hi, thanks for stopping by the Ranch. 

How would you rate your book for a newbie?  Is it fairly friendly for novices or more geared toward folks who know their way around a little?

Thanks!
 
Campbell Ritchie
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Well, my copy (I already have a copy of an older edition) looks really simple and clear to read. Look at the sample chapter.
 
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In another topic, the author stated that the book is suitable for novices to Java.
 
Robert D. Smith
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I've used other Murbach books, and have found them quite new programmer friendly. My opinion only -- your mlieage may vary.
 
Joel Murach
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I am biased, obviously, but I designed the first edition of this book especially for newbies, and I worked extra hard on this most recent edition to make it even better for newbies.

So, I would rate it a 10 out of 10 for newbies. OK, maybe a 9 out of 10. There's always room for improvement!

Still, I truly believe that it's a great way for a newbie to get started with Java programming.
 
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