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Java in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Covering Java 8) (Sams Teach Yourself)

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Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours, Seventh Edition

Covers Java 8 and Android Development

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn the fundamentals of Java programming.

In this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on everything that's come before, helping readers learn Java's core features and techniques from the ground up.

Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book offers a practical grounding in the language, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. Full-color figures and clear instructions visually show you how to program with Java.

Popular author Rogers Cadenhead helps you master the skills and technology you need to create desktop and web programs, web services, and even an Android app in Java.

Learn how to…

  • Set up your Java programming environment
  • Write your first working program in just minutes
  • Control program decisions and behavior
  • Store and work with information
  • Build straightforward user interfaces
  • Create interactive web programs
  • Use threading to build more responsive programs
  • Read and write files and XML data
  • Master best practices for object-oriented programming
  • Create flexible, interoperable web services with JAX-WS
  • Use Java to create an Android app
  • Expand your skills with closures, the powerful new capability introduced in Java 8

Contents at a Glance

PART I: Getting Started

1 Becoming a Programmer

2 Writing Your First Program

3 Vacationing in Java

4 Understanding How Java Programs Work

PART II: Learning the Basics of Programming

5 Storing and Changing Information in a Program

6 Using Strings to Communicate

7 Using Conditional Tests to Make Decisions

8 Repeating an Action with Loops

PART III: Working with Information in New Ways

9 Storing Information with Arrays

10 Creating Your First Object

11 Describing What Your Object Is Like

12 Making the Most of Existing Objects

PART IV: Programming a Graphical User Interface

13 Building a Simple User Interface

14 Laying Out a User Interface

15 Responding to User Input

16 Building a Complex User Interface

PART V: Moving into Advanced Topics

17 Storing Objects in Data Structures

18 Handling Errors in a Program

19 Creating a Threaded Program

20 Using Inner Classes and Closures

21 Reading and Writing Files

22 Creating Web Services with JAX-WS

23 Creating Java2D Graphics

24 Writing Android Apps

Appendixes

A Using the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment

B Where to Go from Here: Java Resources

C This Book’s Website

D Setting Up an Android Development Environment

Synopsis:

Sams Teach Yourself¿Java in 24 Hours helps Java beginners gain true mastery over the new Java 8. In this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on everything that's come before, helping you to learn Java's core features and techniques from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book offers a practical grounding in the language, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. This edition of the book covers the new features and improvements of Java 8, including:
  • Support for lambda expressions (closures)
  • Annotations on Java types
  • DocTree API
  • Parallel array sorting
  • Bulk data operations for collections
  • Collections enhancements from third-party libraries
  • Base64 encoding and decoding
  • New HTTP Client
  • Security enhancements

This edition of the book continues to use NetBeans, which has proven to be helpful for learners who don't want to master a command-line environment just to develop Java programs. Additional coverage in Java in 24 Hours¿includes learning programming basics, working with data and objects, programming graphical user interfaces, creating interactive web programs, handling errors, and¿writing Internet and mobile apps. Written by author, computer programmer, and Web developer Rogers Cadenhead, this book gives you the tools you need to "teach yourself."

About the Author

Rogers Cadenhead is a writer, computer programmer, and web developer who has written more than 20 books on Internet-related topics, including Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days . He maintains the Drudge Retort and other websites that receive more than 20 million visits a year.

Table of Contents

Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours, Seventh Edition

(Covering Java SE 8)

Part I: Getting Started

1 Becoming a Programmer

2 Writing Your First Program

3 Vacationing in Java

4 Understanding How Java Programs Work

Part II: Learning the Basics of Programming

5 Storing and Changing Information in a Program

6 Using Strings to Communicate

7 Using Conditional Tests to Make Decisions

8 Repeating an Action with Loops

Part III: Working with Information in New Ways

9 Storing Information with Arrays

10 Creating Your First Object

11 Describing What Your Object is Like

12 Making the Most of Existing Objects

Part IV: Programming a Graphical User Interface

13 Building a Simple User Interface

14 Laying Out a User Interface

15 Responding to User Input

16 Building a Complex User Interface

Part V: Moving into Advanced Topics

17 Creating Interactive Web Programs

18 Handling Errors in a Program

19 Creating a Threaded Program

20 Reading and Writing to JDBC Databases

Part VI: Writing Internet Applications

21 Reading and Writing XML Data

22 Creating Web Services with JAX-WS

23 Creating Java2D Graphics with XRender

24 Using Lambda Expressions

Part VII: Bonus Hours

25: Writing Android Apps

26: Creating and Editing Minecraft Mods

Appendices

A: Using the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment

B: Where to Go from Here: Java Resources

C: This Book's Website

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672337024
Author:
Cadenhead, Rogers
Publisher:
Sams
Subject:
Programming Languages - Java
Subject:
java programming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app
Subject:
java programming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app
Subject:
java programming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app
Subject:
java programming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app
Subject:
java program
Subject:
ming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app development
Subject:
java programming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app
Subject:
Computer Languages-Java
Subject:
java programming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app
Subject:
java programming; android; java tutorial; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; minecraft; minecraft mods; netbeans; lambda expressions; closures; apps for android; android development; developer android; android app
Subject:
java programming; android; java 8; java tutorial; learn java; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; netbeans; closures; lambda expressions; android development; android app development; java tutorial; android develop
Subject:
java programming; android; java 8; java tutorial; learn java; learning java; beginning java; java for dummies; head start java; Java SE 8; netbeans; closures; lambda expressions; android development; android app development; java tutorial; android develop
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself
Publication Date:
20140328
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 7.4 x 1.1 in 726 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Sams Teach Yourself¿Java in 24 Hours helps Java beginners gain true mastery over the new Java 8. In this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on everything that's come before, helping you to learn Java's core features and techniques from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book offers a practical grounding in the language, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. This edition of the book covers the new features and improvements of Java 8, including:
  • Support for lambda expressions (closures)
  • Annotations on Java types
  • DocTree API
  • Parallel array sorting
  • Bulk data operations for collections
  • Collections enhancements from third-party libraries
  • Base64 encoding and decoding
  • New HTTP Client
  • Security enhancements

This edition of the book continues to use NetBeans, which has proven to be helpful for learners who don't want to master a command-line environment just to develop Java programs. Additional coverage in Java in 24 Hours¿includes learning programming basics, working with data and objects, programming graphical user interfaces, creating interactive web programs, handling errors, and¿writing Internet and mobile apps. Written by author, computer programmer, and Web developer Rogers Cadenhead, this book gives you the tools you need to "teach yourself."

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