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Beginning Programming With Java for Dummies 2ND Edition

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Publisher Comments:

See why Java is a great place to start programming

Get the scoop on what goes into a program and how to build one that works

This Java won't keep you up nights, because you have this handy book to show you the ropes! It lays the groundwork for the whole programming experience, shows you how to get started with Java, takes you through creating your first programs, helps you solve programming problems, and even lets you in on some great tips.

Discover how to

  • Turn your instructions into code
  • Compile and run a program
  • Understand methods, classes, and objects
  • Use variables, values, and types
  • Work with Java "if" statements

Synopsis:

* Updated for the release of the Java SDK 2.0, with all examples revised to reflect the changes in the technology

Synopsis:

  • Covering everything from basic Java development concepts to the latest tools and techniques used in Java, this book will put would-be programmers on their way to Java mastery
  • Explores what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, dealing with standard programming challenges, debugging, and making it work
  • Updated for the release of the Java SDK 2.0, with all examples revised to reflect the changes in the technology

Synopsis:

  • Covering everything from basic Java development concepts to the latest tools and techniques used in Java, this book will put would-be programmers on their way to Java mastery
  • Explores what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, dealing with standard programming challenges, debugging, and making it work
  • Updated for the release of the Java SDK 2.0, with all examples revised to reflect the changes in the technology

About the Author

Barry Burd has been a professor of computer science and has trained programmers for business and industry. His other books include Java & XML For Dummies and Eclipse For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Revving Up.

Chapter 1: Getting Started.

Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Computer.

Chapter 3: Running Programs.

Part II: Writing Your Own Java Programs.

Chapter 4: Exploring the Parts of a Program.

Chapter 5: Composing a Program.

Chapter 6: Using the Building Blocks: Variables, Values, and Types.

Chapter 7: Numbers and Types.

Chapter 8: Numbers? Who Needs Numbers?

Part III: Controlling the Flow.

Chapter 9: Forks in the Road.

Chapter 10: Which Way Did He Go?

Chapter 11: How to Flick a Virtual Switch.

Chapter 12: Around and Around It Goes.

Chapter 13: Piles of Files: Dealing with Information Overload.

Chapter 14: Creating Loops within Loops.

Chapter 15: The Old Runaround.

Part IV: Using Program Units.

Chapter 16: Using Loops and Arrays.

Chapter 17: Programming with Objects and Classes.

Chapter 18: Using Methods and Variables from a Java Class.

Chapter 19: Creating New Java Methods.

Chapter 20: Oooey GUI Was a Worm.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Sets of Web Links.

Chapter 22: Ten Useful Classes in the Java API.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764588747
Author:
Burd, Barry
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Hayes, S.
Author:
Burd
Subject:
Reference - Beginner Guides
Subject:
Java (Computer program language)
Subject:
Programming Languages - Java
Subject:
Object Technologies - Java
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20070521
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
9.24x7.40x.90 in. 1.34 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , * Updated for the release of the Java SDK 2.0, with all examples revised to reflect the changes in the technology
"Synopsis" by ,
  • Covering everything from basic Java development concepts to the latest tools and techniques used in Java, this book will put would-be programmers on their way to Java mastery
  • Explores what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, dealing with standard programming challenges, debugging, and making it work
  • Updated for the release of the Java SDK 2.0, with all examples revised to reflect the changes in the technology
"Synopsis" by ,
  • Covering everything from basic Java development concepts to the latest tools and techniques used in Java, this book will put would-be programmers on their way to Java mastery
  • Explores what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, dealing with standard programming challenges, debugging, and making it work
  • Updated for the release of the Java SDK 2.0, with all examples revised to reflect the changes in the technology
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