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Publisher Comments:

Start building powerful programs with Java 6—fast!

Get an overview of Java 6 and begin building your own programs

Even if you're new to Java programming—or to programming in general—you can get up and running on this wildly popular language in a hurry. This book makes it easy! From how to install and run Java to understanding classes and objects and juggling values with arrays and collections, you will get up to speed on the new features of Java 6 in no time.

Discover how to

  • Use object-oriented programming
  • Work with the changes in Java 6 and JDK 6
  • Save time by reusing code
  • Mix Java and Javascript with the new scripting tools
  • Troubleshoot code problems and fix bugs

All on the bonus CD-ROM

  • Custom build of JCreator and all the code files used in the book
  • Bonus chapters not included in the book
  • Trial version of Jindent, WinOne, and NetCaptor freeware

System Requirements: For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Synopsis:

  • Scheduled to publish day and date with the release of Java 6, this reference provides inexperienced developers a friendly and straightforward starting point for getting acquainted with Java
  • Addresses the latest updates to J2SE 6 (Java 2 Standard Edition 6.0) and JDK 6 (Java Development Kit 6.0)
  • Covers the essentials of developing a Java program using the new JDK 6, creating basic Java objects, and knowing when to reuse existing code
  • Updated to cover the changes featured in Java 6, this guide also offers new material on Eclipse, a popular open source IDE (integrated development environment) for Java
  • Synopsis:

    Start building powerful programs with Java 6 — fast!

    Get an overview of Java 6 and begin building your own programs

    Even if you're new to Java programming — or to programming in general — you can get up and running on this wildly popular language in a hurry. This book makes it easy! From how to install and run Java to understanding classes and objects and juggling values with arrays and collections, you will get up to speed on the new features of Java 6 in no time.

    Discover how to

    • Use object-oriented programming
    • Work with the changes in Java 6 and JDK 6
    • Save time by reusing code
    • Mix Java and Javascript with the new scripting tools
    • Troubleshoot code problems and fix bugs

    All on the bonus CD-ROM

    • Custom build of JCreator and all the code files used in the book
    • Bonus chapters not included in the book
    • Trial version of Jindent, WinOne, and NetCaptor freeware

    System Requirements: For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.

    About the Author

    Dr. Barry Burd received an M.S. degree in Computer Science at Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Illinois. As a teaching assistant in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, he was elected five times to the university-wide List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students.

    Since 1980, Dr. Burd has been a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. When he’s not lecturing at Drew University, Dr. Burd leads training courses for professional programmers in business and industry. He has lectured at conferences in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia. He is the author of several articles and books, including Eclipse For Dummies and Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, both from Wiley Publishing, Inc.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction.

    Part I: Getting Started.

    Chapter 1: All about Java.

    Chapter 2: Running Canned Java Programs.

    Chapter 3: Using the Basic Building Blocks.

    Part II: Writing Your Own Java Programs.

    Chapter 4: Making the Most of Variables and Their Values.

    Chapter 5: Controlling Program Flow with Decision-Making Statements.

    Chapter 6: Controlling Program Flow with Loops.

    Part III: Working with the Big Picture: Object-Oriented Programming.

    Chapter 7: Thinking in Terms of Classes and Objects.

    Chapter 8: Saving Time and Money: Reusing Existing Code.

    Chapter 9: Constructing New Objects.

    Part IV: Savvy Java Techniques.

    Chapter 10: Putting Variables and Methods Where They Belong.

    Chapter 11: Using Arrays and Collections to Juggle Values.

    Chapter 12: Looking Good When Things Take Unexpected Turns.

    Part V: The Part of Tens.

    Chapter 13: Ten Ways to Avoid Mistakes.

    Chapter 14: Ten Sets of Web Resources for Java.

    Appendix A: Using the CD-ROM.

    Index.

    Bonus Content on the CD.

    Chapter 15: Sharing Names among the Parts of a Java Program.

    Chapter 16: Responding to Keystrokes and Mouse Clicks.

    Chapter 17: Writing Java Applets.

    Chapter 18: Using Java Database Connectivity.

    Appendix B: When to Use Words like “public” and “private”.

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780470087169
    Author:
    Burd, Barry
    Publisher:
    For Dummies
    Author:
    Burd
    Subject:
    Java (Computer program language)
    Subject:
    Programming languages (electronic computers)
    Subject:
    Programming Languages - Java
    Subject:
    Object Technologies - Java
    Copyright:
    Edition Number:
    4
    Edition Description:
    WebSite Associated w/Book
    Series:
    For Dummies
    Publication Date:
    20110303
    Binding:
    Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    384
    Dimensions:
    9.24x7.38x.85 in. 1.28 lbs.

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  • Scheduled to publish day and date with the release of Java 6, this reference provides inexperienced developers a friendly and straightforward starting point for getting acquainted with Java
  • Addresses the latest updates to J2SE 6 (Java 2 Standard Edition 6.0) and JDK 6 (Java Development Kit 6.0)
  • Covers the essentials of developing a Java program using the new JDK 6, creating basic Java objects, and knowing when to reuse existing code
  • Updated to cover the changes featured in Java 6, this guide also offers new material on Eclipse, a popular open source IDE (integrated development environment) for Java
  • "Synopsis" by , Start building powerful programs with Java 6 — fast!

    Get an overview of Java 6 and begin building your own programs

    Even if you're new to Java programming — or to programming in general — you can get up and running on this wildly popular language in a hurry. This book makes it easy! From how to install and run Java to understanding classes and objects and juggling values with arrays and collections, you will get up to speed on the new features of Java 6 in no time.

    Discover how to

    • Use object-oriented programming
    • Work with the changes in Java 6 and JDK 6
    • Save time by reusing code
    • Mix Java and Javascript with the new scripting tools
    • Troubleshoot code problems and fix bugs

    All on the bonus CD-ROM

    • Custom build of JCreator and all the code files used in the book
    • Bonus chapters not included in the book
    • Trial version of Jindent, WinOne, and NetCaptor freeware

    System Requirements: For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.

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