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Looking Forward to Being Wrong

Here's one quick way to tell how good a colleague is: How does he respond when he finds out he made a mistake?

Do You REALLY Need a College Degree to Get a Programming Job?

There's plenty of articles about the shortage of skilled IT workers , and the difficulty experienced by companies in finding qualified software developers. The whining would be far more credible if the Want Ads didn't have a silly,...

Degrees of Excellence

Al Ain-based College of Information Technology (CIT), part of the UAE University, has set educational standards that are not only on par with international institutes, but are also reinforcing the emerging trends in the world of...

In search of the best Java book for beginners

While some teachers still use Pascal as a first programming language, professors increasingly have turned to Java to teach beginning students the joys of programming. Whether you're a computer science student or teacher, or "just" a...

The <em>real</em> future of Java

Many among us seek to predict where Java will take us as we transition into the next millennium. Java Evangelist Miko Matsumura makes the case that the future lies in the hands of children and their education. He explains that in...

Schools teaching Java

The following was excepted from a table created by Graham Lovell of Sun Microsystems. North American entries where course related information was available on the Web were retained. The complete chart, including international links,...

Educators embrace Java

The Java programming language is gaining popularity in university and community college curriculums -- as a first programming language, as a general programming language better suited to conveying advanced concepts such as concurrency...

How the Java virtual machine handles exceptions

All Java programs are compiled into class files that contain bytecodes, the machine language of the Java virtual machine. This article takes a look at the way exceptions are handled by the Java virtual machine, including the exception...

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