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Barry Burd

Barry Burd is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Drew University in Madison, NJ, USA. He is also the author of Java For Dummies, Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, Ruby on Rails For Dummies, and other books, and a frequent contributor of articles to JavaBoutique. He has a Ph.D in Mathematics from the University of Illinois; MS in Computer Science from Rutgers University.



If you teach people to use Java (or if you're invested in the quality of Java education) then this discussion/mini-talk is for you. What's the current state of Java Technology education worldwide? How can we improve Java education? What are the emerging trends? How can we organize to promote better...