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Media praise for Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell

"The O'Reilly Nutshell series has become an essential guide for busy systems administrators and programmers and Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell is no exception. The no-nonsense introduction to API basics brings experienced programmers up to speed on the Java Foundation Classes, while the quick-and-dirty coverage of legacy Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT), Java 2D, and the new Swing API provide a solid background. These sections alone would make Java Foundation Classes a useful companion -- but the quick reference, weighing in at over 600 pages, makes it an indispensable tool for anyone working with Java.", Jan 2000

"If you use the Java Foundation Classes in the least, you may find yourself looking for a quick reference you can tuck away in a nice, small location, ready to call on when you forget which class or method to use in your project. O'Reilly's Nutshell series is targeted at this kind of quick-reference use and Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell delivers what you'd expect from the series. The investment is modest and tends to pay off when you save time looking for relevant information while programming. Whether you think this is a good buy or not depends on your working habits. If you like to reach for a book just to juggle your memory while working with Swing and/or AWT, this book is a must for you... this is an excellent purchase. The book's quality is high, the material is accurate, the book's format is useful, and the book is generally handy to have around while you work." --Claude Duguay., March 2000