Re: Learning to code on the cheap

Subject: Re: Learning to code on the cheap
From: Ann Hastings <explorer227 -at- juno -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 22:44:27 -0700

"Does one necessarily have to invest in the Course Material mentioned?"

No, one does not. The course consists mostly of reading. I remember a few
semesters back, one of the listed textbooks was a $50 book on Java. After
the course was over, a disillusioned student complained that Java was
touched on only one week out of the 6 or 8 weeks of the class, and
certainly did not warrant getting the Java book in addition to the
others. And a DIFFERENT Java book was the listed textbook for the Java

On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 00:20:14 -0400 (EDT) "atis" <atis -at- myway -dot- com> writes:
> <<Barnes and Noble University has a free online course for beginning
> programming that sounds interesting:
> Does one necessarily have to invest in the Course Material
> mentioned? Just wondering if it is *really* a free course..
> Rgds
> SB

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