Jos was inspired by Matthias Schwab to learn about OOP (Object Oriented Programming) and Java. The first thing Jos did with Java was to write an introduction in his own inimitable style.
Jos met Matthias in the summer of 1997. "Matt was helping Jos learn Java, but it must be said that they spent a good deal of time discussing 'Life, the Universe and Everything' as well. Both were well read and literate, and both enjoyed proving it," recalls Andrew Long. Matthias tells us much more.
Last time I had web accounting in 2004, about a hundred Oop readers per day came from many places. Here are some commentaries. Here are some cyber thanks from a teacher, from students: [1, 2, 3, 4, ]. Last time I checked (2010) there were 130 web links back to "Don't Fear the OOP".