Banazîr the Jedi Hobbit (banazir) wrote,
Banazîr the Jedi Hobbit

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Bonfire of the Webities

To be cross-posted to compscibooks.

Gurewich, N. & Gurewich, O. (1996). The Java Manual of Style. Emeryville, CA: Ziff-Davis Press, a Macmillan - QUE imprint.
My rating: 1 out of 5

Chandler, D. M., Kirkner, B., & Minatel, J. (1995). Running A Perfect Web Site. Indianapolis, IN: Macmillan - QUE.
My rating: 3 out of 5

Lemay, L. (1995). Teach Yourself More Web Publishing with HTML in a Week. Indianapolis, IN: Macmillan -
My rating: 3 out of 5

Stout, R. (1996). The World Wide Web: Complete Reference. Berkeley, CA: Osborne McGraw-Hill.
My rating: 2 out of 5

Badgett, T. & Sandler, C. (1994). Creating Multimedia on Your PC. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons.
My rating: 2 out of 5

Flanagan, D. (1997). Java in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference, second edition.. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly and Associates.
My rating: 3 out of 5

Morrison, M. (1996). Java Unleashed. Indianapolis, IN: Macmillan -
My rating: 3 out of 5

In defense of my trasking of these books:

  • 1. Why do I even have them? All were on sale and some were free. Some are from the Library of Computer and Information Sciences, which I think used to be the Small Computer Book Club and has now been superceded by Others I picked up in 2000 at the remnants bin of a Waldenbooks in the Pseudomall (the Town Center of Manhattan, KS).

  • 2. It's not fair! Those books were timely in the mid-90s! Believe me, I took that into account.

I'm thinking of having a merry little bonfire.
If anyone wants these books, they're yours for a song.


  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.