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Java: The Complete Reference, J2SE 5 Edition
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Schildt’s classic Java reference--updated and expanded for J2SE 5. The ultimate resource for Java programming.
Java 2 Platform Standard Edition, version 5 (J2SE 5) is the most extensive upgrade to Java yet and Herb Schildt, the world’s leading programming author, has updated and expanded his best-selling reference on Java to cover it. Whether you’re a beginning Java programmer or an experienced pro, the answers to all your Java questions can be found in this one-stop resource. With expertly crafted explanations, insider tips, and hundreds of examples, this book fully explains the entire Java language and its core libraries. Of course, in-depth coverage of all the new features added by J2SE 5, such as generics, autoboxing, varargs, enumerations, metadata, and the enhanced for loop, is included. Essential for every Java programmer, this comprehensive resource offers the clear, crisp, uncompromising style that has made Herb Schildt the choice of millions worldwide. Coverage includes:
Plus, in-depth descriptions of Java’s newest features:
Herbert Schildt is the leading authority on Java, C, C++, and C#. His programming books have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages. Find out more at HerbSchildt.com.
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This fifth edition of a guide to the Java language covers the latest features of Java 2, v1.4, including the new I/O API, regular expression, chained exceptions, the assert keyword, and upgrades to Java's networking classes and the Collections Framework. The book starts with an in-depth tutorial of the Java language, then examines the standard Java library and issues related to the Java development environment, and presents Java applets. Schildt has written many previous books on Java and other computer topics.
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In this completely up-to-date volume, Herb Schildt, the world's leading programming author, shows you everything you need to know to develop, compile, debug, and run Java applications and applets. You'll get complete details on the Java language, its class libraries, and its development environment along with hundreds of examples and expert techniques.
The Most Comprehensive and Definitive Guide to Java!
Let Herb Schildt, the world's leading programming author, show you everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java applications and applets. This definitive guide contains complete details on the Java language, its class libraries, and its development environment along with hundreds of examples and expert techniques. Fully updated to cover the latest features of Java 2, v1.4, including the new I/O API, regular expressions, chained exceptions, the assert keyword, and upgrades to Java's networking classes and the Collections Framework, this comprehensive reference is a must-have for every Java programmer. And, everything is explained in the clear, uncompromising style that has made Herb Schildt the choice of millions worldwide.
About the Author
Herb Schildt (Mahomet, IL) is an authority on the C and C++ languages, a master Windows programmer, and an expert on Java. His programming books have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages. He is the author of numerous bestsellers, including: C: The Complete Reference, C++: The Complete Reference, and Java 2: The Complete Reference.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Java Language 1: The Genesis of Java 2: An Overview of Java 3: Data Types, Variables, and Arrays 4: Operators 5: Control Statements 6: Introducing Classes 7: A Closer Look at Methods and Classes 8: Inheritance 9: Packages and Interfaces 10: Exception Handling 11: Multithreaded Programming 12: I/O, Applets, and Other Topics Part II: The Java Library 13: String Handling 14: Exploring java.lang 15: java.util Part 1: The Collections Framework 16: java.util Part 2: More Utility Classes 17: Input/Output: Exploring java.io 18: Networking 19: The Applet Class 20: Event Handling 21: Introducing the AWT: Working with Windows, Graphics, and Text 22: Using AWT Controls, Layout Managers, and Menus 23: Images 24: New I/O, Regular Expressions, and Other Packages Part III: Software Development Using Java 25: Java Beans 26: A Tour of Swing 27: Servlets 28: Migrating from C++ to Java Part IV: Applying Java 29: The DynamicBillboard Applet 30: ImageMenu: An Image-Based Web Menu 31: The Lavatron Applet: A Sports Arena Display 32: Scrabblet: A Multiplayer Word Game Appendix A: Using Java’s Documentation Comments
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