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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.
Outstanding. I'm around a hundred pages in (1/6th done) and I've learned a lot. I already had a good bit of knowledge from watching countless youtube tutorials but I started to... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Nolan Deuley
This book totally rocks! I absolutely love learning from it. It's fun, playful, and enthusiastic. The explanations are wonderfully clear, and a given point is made several times in... Read morePublished 10 days ago by dp
I thought the content was extremely helpful and the approach to teaching the material was relatively refreshing. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Evan Scott Piercy
Awesome book - absolutely amazing from beginning to end!Published 1 month ago by Yisroel S. Lazerson
Wish it went into more depth. The beginning, isn't for beginners. I'm in computer networking and done things very complicated w/ computers and this just... Read morePublished 1 month ago by William Luttrell
This book really helped me wrap my head around java and the idea of classes. Would definitely not have the same understanding of java as I do now without this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by T.J.