Category Archives: Java

On Writing Transitioning to Java, My First Book

I decided to write a book. What academic has not thought about doing this. I spent 31 years teaching programming starting with Pascal and then through my career C, C++, Perl, PHP, and finally Java. There have been other languages I used before I became an instructor. The most lucrative contract I ever had involved writing in PL/1 on an… Read more »

Java for Beginners – My Unsuccessful Book Proposal

One of the tasks I set for myself when I retired from the classroom in June 2021 from Dawson College was to write a book that taught Java to absolute beginners. While there are many great books out there I felt that many perpetuated an approach that has not changed since Java 1.0. I had already spoken with two publishers… Read more »