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Does anyone know where I can purchase online a comprehensive study guide for Java on "DVD"?

I have been searching for a Java Tutorial on "DVD" format.  But have had no luck.

Request a URL or information where I may obtain such a source for learning Java on DVD.

Thanks!
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I would highly recommend subscribing to the Sun One Starter Kit.

You get quarterly updates of almost the complete Javasoft site, including the Java Tutorial.

http://wwws.sun.com/software/sunone/starterkit/

$19.95 for a one off, $49.95 for a years subscription.
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Thanks, I checked out the site...

What are your experiences with the Sun One Starter Kit?  The DVD looked more like a marketing tool for Sun's Open Net Environment (Sun ONE) and other Java products rather than a dedicated tutorial for learning Java, JavaBeans, JDBC, JSP, etc.  

Have you purchased the DVD?  Does your recommendation come from personal experience?  Forgive the questions...I just don't want to purchase any material that is too biased, too determined to sell a product, anything packed with 60 day trial software, etc.  Please advise.

-Thanks
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Sorry for the late response.  I've had two days of not being able to resolve the EE URL :-(

I suppose some of it could be described as advertising, but basically the DVD is a (limited) mirror of the javasoft site.

It contains most of the downloads for the different Java platforms (JavaCard => J2EE), tutorials, white papers, etc.  There are also audiocasts (recordings of some of the presentations from Java One).

I speak from personal experience ;-)  I've subscribed to this for about 3 years now.  Until recently, I found it essential because I didn't have ADSL, so access to the latest JDK etc. on a DVD was very important.

Here is the expanded table of contents from the March 2003 DVD (I don't know how many of these items are limited, maily because there's so much, I haven't looked at it all ;-))  Everything in the list is available from the javasoft site in the same form (eg. if it is trial version on the site, then it will be a trial version on the DVD).

        Sun ONE Update       
             Sun ONE Update       
                             
        Getting Started with Java Technologies       
             Getting Started with Java Technologies Web Page       
                             
        Developer Tools and Technologies       
             Interoperability Prototype for Liberty       
             JXTA Demonstration Software and Documentation       
             StarOffice 6.0 Update 2       
             Sun ONE Studio 4 for Java       
             Sun ONE Studio 4 for Java Community Edition       
             Sun ONE Studio 4 for Java Enterprise Edition       
             Sun ONE Studio 4 for Java Mobile Edition       
             Sun ONE Studio for Java Flash Demo       
             Sun ONE Studio for Java End to End Demo       
             Sun ONE Studio 7, Compiler Collection C/C++/Fortran for Solaris       
                             
        Java Technologies and Platforms       
               Desktop (J2SE) Developer       
                    Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4.1_01       
                    Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.3.1_05       
                    Java Tutorial       
                    New to Java Programming Tutorial       
                    Sun ONE Studio 4 for Java IDE       
                    Java Web Start       
                    Java Access Bridge 1.0.2       
                    Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS)       
                    JavaBeans Technology       
                    Java Cryptography Extension (JCE)       
                    Java Foundation Classes (JFC)/Swing       
                    JavaHelp 1.1.2_01       
                    Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI) 1.2.1       
                    Java Platform Debugger Architecture (JPDA)       
                    Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE)       
                             
               Devices (J2ME) Developer       
                    Java 2 Micro Edition       
                    Connected Device Configuration (CDC) and the CVM Virtual Machine       
                    Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC)       
                    Foundation Profile v1.0.1       
                    JavaBlueprints       
                    JavaCard Technology 2.2       
                    JavaTV 1.0       
                    MIDP for Palm OS 1.0       
                    Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP) v1.0.3       
                    Mobile Media API       
                    Personal Basis Profile Specification - JSR 129       
                    PersonalJava Application Environment Specification 1.2a       
                    RMI Optional Package       
                    Wireless Toolkit v1.0.4       
                             
               Enterprise (J2EE) Developer       
                    Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition - J2EE 1.3.1 SDK       
                    J2EE Tutorial       
                    Java BluePrints       
                    Java Smart Ticket Demo 1.1.1 Release       
                    Java Pet Store Demo 1.3.1       
                    Enterprise JavaBeans 2.0       
                    ECperf 1.1       
                    ebXML       
                    J2EE Connector Architecture       
                    J2EE IDE Toolkit Software 2.1       
                    Java Communications API 2.0.2       
                    JavaMail 1.3       
                    Java Message Service API 1.0.2       
                    JavaServer Pages (JSP)       
                    JDBC Data Access API 3.0       
                    Java Servlet technology       
                             
               Java Media Technologies       
                    Java 2D API       
                    Java 3D API       
                    Java Advanced Imaging API       
                    Java Media Framework API (JMF)       
                    Java Shared Data Toolkit       
                    Java Sound API       
                    Java Speech API       
                             
               Java Security       
                    Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS)       
                    Java Cryptography Extension (JCE)       
                    Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE)       
                    Java Security       
                    Java Security Tutorial       
                    J2EE Security Tutorial       
                             
               Java Technology and XML       
                    Java Technology and XML (main page)       
                    Java Web Services Developer Pack v1.0_01       
                    Java Web Services Tutorial       
                    Java API for XML Messaging (JAXM) v1.1_01       
                    Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) v1.2_01       
                    Java API for XML Registries (JAXR) v1.0_02       
                    Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC) v1.0_01       
                    Java XML Pack       
                    SOAP with Attachments API for Java (SAAJ)       
                    XML Developer Connection       
                             
               Miscellaneous Java Development       
                    Jini Network Technology       
                    Project Liberty       
                             
               Web Services & Web Application Developer       
                    Java Blueprints       
                    Java Web Services Developer Pack v1.0_01       
                    Java Web Services Tutorial       
                    Liberty Alliance and Network Identity Management       
                    Web Services How To Articles       
                             
        Sun ONE Middleware Software       
             Sun ONE Active Server Pages       
             Sun ONE Application Framework 2.0       
             Sun ONE Application Server 7       
             Sun ONE Integration Server 3.0       
             Sun ONE Message Queue 3.0.1 Platform Edition       
             Sun ONE Portal Server 6.0 for Solaris       
             Sun ONE Portal Server: Instant Collaboration Pack 3.0       
             Sun ONE Unified Development Server 5.0.1       
             Sun ONE Web Server 6.0 SP5       
                             
        Solaris OE Information       
             F-Secure's VPN+       
             Sun ONE Studio 7, Compiler Collection       
             Solaris Security Toolkit (JASS)       
             Solaris 9 Data Sheets       
             Solaris 9 Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ's)       
             Solaris 9 Operation Environment (OE) At A Glance       
             Solaris 9 Operating Enviroment Flash Demo       
             Solaris 9 Whitepapers       
             Solaris Web Start Flash Technology       
                             
        Education       
             Sun ONE Architecture Guide (PDF)       
             Sun ONE White Papers       
             Retailers Guide to Web Services       
             Best Practices: Web Security       
             Sun ONE Directory Server 5.0: Installation and Administration       
             Sun ONE Identity Server 5.1: Installation and Configuration       
             Sun ONE Messaging Server 5.2: Installation and Configuration       
             Best Practices: Web Services       
             Sun ONE Application Server Sample Code Site       
             Sun ONE Technical Training: Self-Paced Training       
             Sun ONE Code Camps       
             XML-Based Web Services       
             ebXML       
             XML Developer Connection       
             Sun Open Net Environment (Sun ONE)       
             UDDI Information       
             Web Services How To's and Technical Articles       
                             
        Information       
             Sun ONE Portal Server: Mobile Access Pack Training       
             Sun ONE Integration Family - Features Index       
             Java Live Session on SOAP       
             Wireless Development for Open Networks (PDF)(MP3)       
             Sun Professional Services       
                             
        Developer Events       
             Developer Events       
                             
        How To's for Sun ONE, Solaris, and Java       
             Application and Web Server Code Samples       
             Java Technology Security How To's       
             Java XML How To's       
             J2EE How To's       
             JavaServer Pages(JSP) and Servlets, How To's       
             Solaris Operating Environment How To's       
             Sun ONE Web Server How To's       
             J2SE How To's       
             Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition How To       
             JXTA How To       
                             
        Java Code Samples and Technical Articles       
             Demonstration Applets and Applications       
             Java Code Examples       
             Java Demo Code Samples       
             Java TechTips       
             Java Technical Articles       
                             
        Online Support and Help       
             Online Support and Help Web Site       
                             
        Audiocasts       
             Audiocasts Index       
             Tech Days Toronto Keynote: Systems! Not programs       
             Sun ONE: Demanding Web Services Beyond the Web       
             Introduction to Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition J2ME Development       
             Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition J2ME Development: Next Generation       
             Development and Deployment Tips for Sun ONE       
             Using Java to Build Robots that can See, Hear and Speak       
             Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) for Wired and High-end Wireless devices       
             Disruptive Technologies by Examples       
             Sun ONE Core: Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) 1.4 and Web Services       
             Advanced Features of Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and Sun ONE Application Server: Security, Transaction and Persistence       
             Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and B2B Integration Under Sun ONE       
             Sun ONE End-to-End Using Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) and Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)       
             Performance Tuning for the Sun ONE Environment       
             Core JavaTM APIs for Web Services       
             Sun ONE Web Foundations: JSP/Servlets Programming and Frameworks       
                             
        Books       
             Book index       
             Code Conventions for the Java Programming Language       
             The Java 3D API Specification, 2nd Edition       
             The Java FAQ       
             The Java Language Specification       
             Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines       
             Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines Second Edition       
             Java Look and Feel Design Guidelines Advanced Topics       
             Java Platform Performance: Strategies and Tactics       
             The Java Tutorial Continued       
             The Java Virtual Machine Specification       
             The JFC Swing Tutorial       
             The Java Tutorial, Second Edition       
                             
        Code Camps - Training Presentations       
             Sun ONE Code Camps Index       
             Demo Code for Code Camps       
             EJB 2.0, JMS and Container Managed Persistence Code Camp       
             J2EE and Java & XML Jump Start       
             J2EE Technical Breifing Code Camp       
             J2ME - Java Programming for Wireless Devices       
             JXTA Code Camp       
             Java Media Code Camp       
             Java Message Service (JMS) Code Camp       
             Java and XML Code Camp       
             JavaServer Pages (JSP's) and Servlets Code Camp       
             Advanced Servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSP's) Programming       
             Solaris 8 Binary Compatibility Code Code Camp       
             Solaris 8 IPv6/IPsec Code Camp       
             Solaris 8 SEAS SDK's Code Camp       
             Solaris 8 WBEM Code Camp       
             Sun ONE Application Server Migration Tools       
             Using JMS, XML & JSP[tm] Together       
             Web Services Code Camp       
             Web Services Infrastructure J2EE 1.3, JMS and EJB 2.0       
                             
        Tutorials       
             New to Java Programming Tutorial       
             Java Tutorial       
             The Java Tutorial Continued       
             Java Security Tutorial       
             The JFC Swing Tutorial       
             J2EE Tutorial       
             J2EE 1.4 Tutorial       
             J2EE Security Tutorial       
             Java Web Services Tutorial       
             Java Server Pages (JSP) Tutorial       
             JSP Standard Tag Library (JSTL) Tutorial       
             JNDI Tutorial       
             Java Message Service Tutorial (JMS)       
             The Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) Tutorial       
                             
        Sun ONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition       
             Sun ONE Web Services Platform Developer Edition
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Okay,

Thanks...I'll check it out then...

:~)
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