here for more
insights as to why the solution guide is not part of the book.
I think I was feeling a bit distant from it all, high in the Rockies
here in the middle of the country. With the following message, I feel like there
are little pieces of me at the bottom of the former twin towers.
I attended your "Thinking in Java" seminar during the summer of 2000 at Crested
Butte. At the end of the seminar you autographed my copy of the book and that
Book was my constant companion. Well, I happened to be working at 1 World Trade
Center on Sep 11 and unfortunately that book went down with the building. I made
it out in one piece but unfortunately many others did not. Just thought I would
let you know that a piece of your handiwork as it at the bottom of those ruins.
The six degrees of separation are indeed true. I will go on with life and
purchase a new copy of the book. Now about that autograph, will have to wait to
take your next course....I know at least three copies of your book from my group
of 40 people are in there.
An interview on the InformIT web site is
here. You can read it in raw form
You can download the 8-minute audio MP3 file which is an introduction
to the Orlando JUG meeting on Patterns here. This is a "remote
introduction" that I did for Mike Levin's presentation at the Orlando Java
User's Group. An interesting experiment that worked pretty well.
Thinking in Java, 2nd Edition wins the JavaWorld Editor's choice
award for best Java book.
the story. Here's an
The story behind the cover of Thinking in C++, 2nd Edition can be found
May 9: My interview from the Python 9 conference is now available at
Too funny a graphic commentary on Windows.
The last one, albeit rude, brought tears to my eyes from laughing.
This site has been converted to Zope.
Even for the basic things that I've been doing so far, it's already
much easier. I expect significantly improved productivity in site
development for the future (as I continue to learn more about Zope).
The keynote at the Python9 Conference went very well and was a lot of
fun. It was videotaped, along with an interview with me, and will eventually be
posted on Dr. Dobb's TechNetCast. I'll post a URL when it's ready. here is some coverage of my
A mention in an article on Python and Zope in SD Times.
Discussion group/error reporting forum for Thinking in Patterns on
Thinking in Java recieves JavaWorld Reader's Choice Award for best book.
I'm happy about this, as I consider JavaWorld a very good magazine. See the
article for details.