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Cay Horstmann: Much A-do About Nothing

I describe my dilemma about the proper treatment of the do-while loop in an introductory computer science textbook. I want to position it as an advanced/optional topic, but reviewers want to give it equal billing with the while and for loop, even though it is rarely used (about 2% in the JDK library source).


Date: April, 06 2009
Url: http://weblogs.java.net/blog/cayhorstmann/archive/2009/04/much_ado_about.html


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