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Commercial Books

These books were written for and published to the Sun Microsystems Java developer websites. The first two were also published by Addison-Wesley. See also Product Docs and Articles (Web) for more writing samples.

Writing Advanced Applications for the Java Platform. Presents the design, development, test, deployment and debugging phases for an enterprise-worthy auction application. Published in softcover by Addison-Wesley.

Essentials of the Java Programming Language - A Hands-On Guide. An introduction to the Java platform for developers with some prior Java experience. It walks through how to use the Java platform to develop a basic network application that uses common Java platform features. Published in softcover by Addison-Wesley. See Java blog posts for updated code samples.

Writing Enterprise Applications for the Java EE Reference Implementation.Introduces the APIs, tools, and services provided in the Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) Software Developer Kit (SDK).

Self-Published Book

Relax, Smile, and Enjoy the View: Natural Relief for Eyestrain (PDF). This book is a compilation of notes, research, and personal experiences I started collecting in 1986 when as a computer professional I noticed my eyesight blurring after long hours of computer work. The information is based on the work of Dr. William H. Bates as taught by Gloria Ginn of the School of Better Eyesight now located in Los Angeles, California.