Free Java Book
by Daniel L. Schuster
Publisher: Western State College 2011
Number of pages: 141
Enter the ACM Java libary. This library made it possible to teach simple graphics and arcade game programming to students with no prior programming experience. But the students are still learning real coding and real Java.
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