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Java Network Programming 3RD Editionby Elliotte Harold
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T h e n e w t h i r d e d i t i o n o f t h i s h i g h l y r e g a r d e d i n t r o d u c t i o n t o J a v a n e t w o r k i n g p r o g r a m m i n g h a s b e e n t h o r o u g h l y r e v i s e d t o c o v e r a l l t h e 1 0 0 + s i g n i f i c a n t u p d a t e s t o J a v a D e v e l o p e r s K i t ( J D K ) 1 . 5 . I t i s a c o m p l e t e i n t r o d u c t i o n t o d e v e l o p i n g s o p h i s t i c a t e d n e t w o r k p r o g r a m s ( b o t h a p p l e t s a n d a p p l i c a t i o n s ) u s i n g J a v a, c o v e r i n g e v e r y t h i n g f r o m n e t w o r k i n g f u n d a m e n t a l s t o r e m o t e m e t h o d i n v o c a t i o n ( R M I ) . I t i n c l u d e s c h a p t e r s o n T C P a n d U D P s o c k e t s, m u l t i c a s t i n g p r o t o c o l a n d c o n t e n t h a n d l e r s, a n d s e r v l e t s . T h e r e' s a l s o s i g n i f i c a n t i n f o r m a t i o n o n t h e N e w I / O A P I t h a t w a s d e v e l o p e d i n l a r g e p a r t b e c a u s e o f t h e n e e d s o f n e t w o r k p r o g r a m m e r s . J a v a N e t w o r k P r o g r a m m i n g i s t h e e s s e n t i a l r e s o u r c e f o r a n y s e r i o u s J a v a d e v e l o p e r .
Book News Annotation:
Harold, a programmer and educator, brings readers up to date on the latest features of Java's network APIs in this third edition of a reference for experienced network developers and new Java programmers. The book discusses all the changes and additions to networking in JDK 1.4 and 1.5, covering everything from networking fundamentals to remote method invocation. Examples contain thousands of lines of working code, which are also available online.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The new third edition of this highly regarded introduction to Java networking programming has been thoroughly revised to cover all of the 100+ significant updates to Java Developers Kit (JDK) 1.5. It is a clear, complete introduction to developing network programs (both applets and applications) using Java, covering everything from networking fundamentals to remote method invocation (RMI).
Java Network Programming, 3rd Edition includes chapters on TCP and UDP sockets, multicasting protocol and content handlers, servlets, multithreaded network programming, I/O, HTML parsing and display, the Java Mail API, and the Java Secure Sockets Extension. There's also significant information on the New I/O API that was developed in large part because of the needs of network programmers.
This invaluable book is a complete, single source guide to writing sophisticated network applications. Packed with useful examples, it is the essential resource for any serious Java developer.
About the Author
Elliotte Rusty Harold is originally from New Orleans to which he returns periodically in search of a decent bowl of gumbo. However, he currently resides in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn with his wife Beth, dog Shayna, and cat Marjorie (named after his mother-in-law). He's a frequent speaker at industry conferences including Software Development, Dr. Dobb's Architecure & Design World, SD Best Practices, Extreme Markup Languages, and too many user groups to count. His open source projects include the XOM Library for processing XML with Java and the Amateur media player.
Table of Contents
PrefaceChapter 1: Why Networked Java?Chapter 2: Basic Network ConceptsChapter 3: Basic Web ConceptsChapter 4: StreamsChapter 5: ThreadsChapter 6: Looking Up Internet AddressesChapter 7: URLs and URIsChapter 8: HTML in SwingChapter 9: Sockets for ClientsChapter 10: Sockets for ServersChapter 11: Secure SocketsChapter 12: Non-Blocking I/OChapter 13: UDP Datagrams and SocketsChapter 14: Multicast SocketsChapter 15: URLConnectionsChapter 16: Protocol HandlersChapter 17: Content HandlersChapter 18: Remote Method InvocationChapter 19: The JavaMail APIColophon
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