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No Annotations in Just Java, 6th ed.

 
Roy Cinco
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I looked, but I couldn't find any reference to the topic of annotations in _Just Java_ 6th edition by Peter van der Linden. Wasn't that a 1.5 addition?

I like the book so far although it wasn't a slam dunk when I was evaluating whether to get that or _Learning Java_ by Patrick Niemeyer. I'm sure I could nitpick that one too if I had gotten it.
 
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Originally posted by Roy Cinco:
Wasn't that a 1.5 addition?


It is
 
Roy Cinco
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It's not so much that the author left it out, but that he left it out and didn't mention it at all (like for example saying that he wouldn't cover the GridBagLayout, but giving a reason ("excessively complicated...I recommend helping it fall into disuse by not bothering with it") and a reference (to a Sun tutorial)).
 
Darya Akbari
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View the Java EE 5 Tutorial where annotations are heavily used.
[ November 16, 2007: Message edited by: Darya Akbari ]
 
Roy Cinco
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Thanks, I have another book, _Java in a Nutshell_, that talks about annotations a little. (Although overall, I like this book less.)
 
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J2SE 5: The Complete Reference covers Annotations in detail
 
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