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Product: Book - Paperback
Title: Swing, Second Edition
Publisher: Manning Publications
Authors: Matthew Robinson, Pavel Vorobiev
Rating: 3/5
Customer opinion - 3 stars out of 5
Index is useless


The book is pretty good for swing. The index is to general to be useful. It works better as a 'read through' book, rather than a reference book that you can use the index to look up tips. For example, if you decide to look up some uses of JDesktopPane, the index simply lists all the pages talking about JDesktopPane, it does not list any sub-headings for the topic. Other than the useless index, I like the book.



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: Microsoft Windows XP Step by Step (With CD-ROM)
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Authors: Online Training Solutions Inc.
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
good book for novice


I bought my computer a month before ordering this book. Was familiar with Windows' other operating systems, but not XP. I am VERY pleased with this book. There are many colorful pictures, and illistrations in it. The CD wasn't very helpful, but not needed. Anyone thinking about buying this book should BUY IT NOW. I will definately give the book to my dad and let him learn about XP too.



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: SAP BW: A Step by Step Guide for BW 2.0
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Authors: Biao Fu, Henry Fu
Rating: 4/5
Customer opinion - 4 stars out of 5
Useful for Beginners


As title suggests this book is step by step guide. I think author has assumed you already have knowledge of SAP BW concepts. It walks you through steps on how to create infocubes, load data and create queries and workbooks. Its EXTREMELY useful for people who are thinking to self-train themseleves in BW area . NOT meant for expereince BW people ...



Product: Book - Paperback
Title: JavaScript: The Definitive Guide
Publisher: O'Reilly
Authors: David Flanagan
Rating: 5/5
Customer opinion - 5 stars out of 5
Just Right For My Needs!...


The introduction and core JavaScript sections of the book are well written, and manages to keep the reader's attention. It is excellent in pointing out the inconsistancies in JavaScript implementation across the various browsers and platforms. Good programming code - detailed enough to evoke thorough understanding of the topic, yet consise enough to avoid tedium. The second half of the book, the reference section is an invaluable tool for quick, detailed information about every object, property, function, and method of the core JavaScript language. Excellent book in every regard!