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Java Virtual Machine (Java Series) Paperback – 11 Apr 1997

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  • Paperback: 450 pages
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (11 April 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1565921941
  • ISBN-13: 978-1565921948
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 2.9 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Check out the web site for Jasmin, the Java assembler written by one of the authors:

About the Author

Jon Meyer has been working with high-level languages and Virtual Machine architectures for the past nine years, primarily as a developer for Poplog, an advanced programming toolset developed by the University of Sussex and marketed commercially by Integral Solutions Ltd. In 1994, Jon moved to New York to join the NYU Media Research Laboratory as a researcher, working under the direction of Professor Ken Perlin. Jon's main research interests include real-time 2D and 3D computer graphics, multimedia, distributed systems, artificial intelligence, programming languages, and human computer interfaces. Visit his homepage on the Web at Troy Downing is a research scientist and programmer specializing in Internet technologies at New York University's Media Research Lab. Troy is also adjunct faculty in the Information Technology Institute of NYU, teaching classes on web server technologies, Java, CGI, and HTML authoring. Troy owns an Internet software development company that specializes in web-based groupware called WebCal LLC that can be found online at: He has been a primary force in WWW development at the Media Research Lab and has recently turned his focus to Java, working on porting many of the Media Research Lab's efforts to a Java platform. He has co-authored a number of web-related books, including HTML Web Publisher's Construction Kit and Java Primer Plus. Besides his involvement in Internet technologies, Troy is also an avid mountain biker, homebrewer, and first-time father of his young daughter, Morgan.

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3.0 out of 5 starsGood but Dated JVM Tutorial
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4.0 out of 5 starsExcellent technical reference!
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