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Kathy Sierra has been interested in learning theory since her days as a game developer (Virgin, MGM, Amblin'). More recently, she's been a master trainer for Sun Microsystems, teaching Sun's Java instructors how to teach the latest technologies to customers, and a lead developer of several Sun certification exams. Along with her partner Bert Bates, Kathy created the Head First series. She's also the original founder of the Software Development/Jolt Productivity Award-winning javaranch.com, the largest (and friendliest) all-volunteer Java community.
Bert Bates is a 20-year software developer, a Java instructor, and a co-developer of Sun's upcoming EJB exam (Sun Certified Business Component Developer). His background features a long stint in artificial intelligence, with clients like the Weather Channel, A&E Network, Rockwell, and Timken.
Great Bargin strings, nobody can touch the price and quality.Published 6 months ago by andrew finnestad
- Code Examples ("Ready-Bake Code"), do not compile, even if you type them in exactly as they are in the book. Read more
This book will help any novice get their head in the proper mindset for learning Java and lead them in the right directionPublished 13 months ago by Sam Diamond
I absolutely love this book. The writing is definitely more "fun" oriented than others. Lots of sarcasm and lame puns too. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Tidgey