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Attn Juliana Cosmina: Level of understanding required for your book.

 
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What level of understanding do people need to be able to use your book? The introductory pages on Amazon “look inside” mention algorithms. I presume absolute beginners don't need to know any algorithms before starting.
 
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Hello,

That's the thing, the book covers Java fundamental concepts, but also a few simple algorithms and design patterns. I always thought that you cannot learn a language quickly unless you have a wider context, a purpose for which it can be used.
The book is perfect for an absolute beginner in that way, because it doesn't just tell you "Hey this is how you write Java code! “ But also "This is what you can use it for, and here is why you should consider doing it this way!"

I am a very stubborn learner myself and have trouble learning if I don't have a lot of context for how the information can be used, what kind of problems it can solve, or if I cannot link it to knowledge I already have. This book, it might sound selfish, but I wrote for younger me, that was just learning Java and struggling with it.

I hope this answer your questions.

Cheers!
 
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Yes, thank you
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