|In This Issue...||Welcome to the Deitel™ Buzz Online!|
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Paul Deitel Named CEO
Deitel & Associates, Inc., is pleased to announce the promotion of Paul J. Deitel to Chief Executive Officer of the company. Paul's new duties will include overseeing the company's content creation and instructor-led corporate training divisions. Dr. Harvey M. Deitel will continue as Chairman of the Board and will assume the role of Chief Strategy Officer. Abbey S. Deitel continues to serve as President. Read the complete press release.
Deitel™ 2002 Publishing Plan
We have been working hard to finalize our publication plans for 2002. In upcoming issues of the Deitel™ Buzz Online, we will preview the Deitel publishing plan, including:
|Technology Spotlight: .NET|
In each newsletter, this section will highlight various technologies, including .NET, Java™, Visual Basic .NET, C#, XML, C++, C, Perl, Python, Internet and wireless Internet programming. We also will include sample programs and applications designed using our signature Live-Code™ approach.
"I read part of it all the way
Introduction to Microsoft .NET
Introduction to C#
Framework and the Common Language Runtime.
to ADO .NET
to ASP .NET and Web Services
Check out the first .NET academic textbooks available in the How to Program Series. Deitel™ Developer Series editions (intended for professional programmers) covering these topics will be published in June. Both series draw from a common content base, so readers should buy books from one series or the other, but not both. If you have any questions on how to choose which book or series is right for you, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
C# How to Program
Visual Basic .NET How to Program
Professors: To request an examination copy of our .NET publications or any other Deitel product, please contact your Prentice Hall Representative. Your representative also can assist you with obtaining the instructors manuals that accompany each of our publications.
To view our complete Deitel product catalog, including all publications in the How to Program Series and the Deitel™ Developer Series and all international translations, visit www.deitel.com.
|New Publications, Products & Series|
Deitel™ Developer Series
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Deitel™ Developer Series. This series offers focused treatments of emerging technologies and is designed for professionals learning new programming languages or enhancing their existing knowledge of particular languages. The series also is appropriate for IT managers who want technical overviews of new technologies. Developer Series books will also be used as supplements in college courses.
Coming in June 2002 to bookstores and online booksellers!
This new series differs from our How to Program Series, which targets the college and university markets and provides comprehensive treatment of introductory material, learning aids and extensive ancillary support.
We encourage you to examine both the Deitel™ Developer Series professional books and the How to Program Series textbooks to determine which best suits your needs. If you have any questions on how to choose which book or series is right for you, please contact us at email@example.com.
To view our complete Deitel product catalog, visit www.deitel.com.
Lab Manual Series
We are pleased to announce C++ in the Lab—the first product in our Lab Manual Series. C++ in the Lab is designed to accompany the textbook, C++ How to Program, Third Edition and the optional, interactive CD-ROM-based C++ Multimedia Cyber Classroom, in a laboratory environment.
Each chapter of the lab manual includes carefully constructed activities designed for a two-hour, closed laboratory experience, including:
C++ In the Lab
Lab Manual to Accompany C++ How to Program
Professors: Please contact your Prentice Hall Representative for an evaluation copy of C++ in the Lab and for the accompanying Instructors Manual.
We are pleased to announce that Java in the Lab, the lab manual to accompany Java How to Program, Fourth Edition, will be available in Summer 2002.
Deitel & Associates offers a variety of learning products and study aids in addition to our How to Program series texts.
Available Now for Students
We have eight Complete Training Course products, and three more will be available by June, 2002.
Students who have already purchased a textbook but wish to buy the corresponding Multimedia Cyber Classroom CD-ROM can do so at www.informit.com/cyberclassrooms (average price as of March 6, 2002: $45 + shipping and tax).
The Complete Java™ 2 Training Course
Includes Java How to Program, Fourth Edition and the Java Multimedia Cyber Classroom, Third Edition (interactive CD-ROM)
[NOTE: This product contains solutions to approximately half the exercises in Java How to Program, Fourth Edition; it also includes audio walkthroughs of the code examples in the text.]
The Complete C++ Training Course
Includes C++ How to Program, Third Edition and the C++ Multimedia Cyber Classroom, Third Edition (interactive CD-ROM)
[NOTE: This product contains solutions to approximately half the exercises in C++ How to Program, Third Edition; it also includes audio walkthroughs of the code examples in the text.]
|Research & Development||Emerging Technologies|
A Web service is a software component that can be published, located and invoked over the Internet using open standards, such as XML, SOAP, WSDL and UDDI.
By enabling application-to-application communications across different platforms and programming languages, Web services represent a major advancement in distributed computing. Web services promote software reusability and facilitate many business processes, such as simplifying B2B interactions and improving partner relationships.
Web services will have a profound impact on computing and enterprise applications in 2002. We are publishing several Web services books, including two in the launch of our Deitel™ Developer Series—Java Web Services and Web Services: A Technical Introduction. Additional Web services titles, including C# Web Services and Visual Basic .NET Web Services will be published in the Deitel™ Developer Series. In addition to these new publications, many of our How to Program Series texts include substantial discussions of Web services.
To learn more about the Deitel™ Developer Series, read the New Publications, Products & Series section of this newsletter.
Deitel & Associates, Inc., is committed to supporting both established and emerging programming languages. As a part of our commitment, we are working with Clear Methods, Inc., a company that has developed a new programming language called Water.
Water is a general-purpose, object-oriented programming language that uses an XML syntax for describing data, for presentation and for code. Water is flexible, easy to learn, and its design makes it well-suited for developing Web applications and Web services.
Several Deitel employees serve on the Clear Methods, Inc., Board of Advisors and have equity positions in the company. The Deitel™ Buzz Online will feature Water articles and tutorials as this new language develops.
For more information about Water, please visit www.waterlang.org.
|Corporate On-Site Training|
With our corporate, on-site, instructor-led training courses, professionals can learn Java™, C/C++, XML, Internet programming, wireless programming, .NET languages, Perl and Python from the internationally recognized professionals at Deitel & Associates, Inc. Our authors, teaching staff and contract instructors have taught over 1,000,000 people in more than 100 countries how to program in almost every major programming language through:
Bring Deitel instructor-led corporate training to your company for a one-to-five day on-site seminar!
Our clients include IBM, NASDAQ, Sun Microsystems, Compaq, EMC, Eastman Kodak, 3Com, Arthur Andersen, Cap Gemini, GE, Motorola, Dell, Oracle, GTE, Fidelity, Lockheed Martin, NASA's Kennedy Space Center, White Sands Missile Range, Boeing, BEA Systems, US Army at Fort Leavenworth, Lucent, Hitachi and Nortel Networks. We also have taught courses for many other companies, government organizations, colleges and universities. Curriculum design and consulting services also are available. For more information, visit our training homepage or contact us.
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|Challenge of the Week||Lore & Legend of Deitel & Associates|
We anticipate the day that we will be able to converse easily with our computers. This kind of communication via natural languages (like English, French, Swahili, etc.) could suffer from ambiguity problems. For example, what product is manufactured at an entity called the "red-brick factory?"
Send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to your responses and we will summarize them in the next issue of the Deitel™ Buzz Online.
How the How to Program Series Was Born
In 1991, when Pascal was still the dominant language in introductory
computer science courses, Harvey and Paul Deitel set out to write an
entry-level college textbook on C programming. They were having trouble
determining a title for the book. They wanted a title that would convey
the purpose of the book—teaching in a friendly manner the C language that
was considered complex for a nonprogramming audience. They were becoming
increasingly frustrated. Abbey Deitel, then a freshman at Carnegie Mellon
University, heard the commotion. Always the mediator, Abbey asked if she
could help. Harvey and Paul described the problem. Abbey instantly
responded, "C How to Program—you know, like see spot run," and then
quietly went about her business. Harvey and Paul looked and each other
dumbfounded and said, "That's it! How does she do that?" C How to Program became the best-selling C
introductory/intermediate programming textbook and spawned the Deitel™
How to Program Series. One year later, Abbey was
hired by Deitel & Associates, Inc., as a marketing intern. Today, she
is President and Chief Operating Officer of the company.
|Deitel on InformIT||Job Opportunities at Deitel|
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