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How many times have you reached an impasse while writing code because you couldn't remember how something in Java worked? This new pocket guide is designed to keep you moving. Concise, convenient and easy to use, the Java Pocket Guide gives you Java stripped down to its bare essentials — in fact, it's the only book on Java that you can actually fit in your pocket.

Written by Robert and Patricia Liguori, senior software and lead information engineers for Java-based air traffic management and simulation environments, Java Pocket Guide contains everything you really need to know about Java, particularly everything you need to remember. The book pays special attention to the new areas in Java 5 and 6, such as generics and annotations.

Why do you need the Java Pocket Guide?

  • It's the only CliffsNotes-style guide to Java available
  • Lets you find important things quickly without consulting 1000-page tutorials
  • Includes many command-line options
  • Organized for quick and easy use on the job
If you're looking to learn some aspect of Java, this is not your book. Java Pocket Guide is for the experienced Java programmers among you who need quick reminders to jog your memory on how something in the language works. Simply put, this pocket guide offers practical help for practicing developers.

About the Author

Robert Liguori is a Senior Software Engineer and has been developing, ma

Patricia Liguori is a Lead Information Systems Engineer and has been developing air traffic management systems and simulation environments since 1994. She has been working with Java based applications since 1998 as well as other technologies including J2EE, relational databases, XML, and XSL. Over the past several years, she has been leading the development of multi-organizational simulation environments used to
conduct aviation research and analyze aviation systems. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Duquesne University, a B.S. in Computer Science from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and a M.S. in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Table of Contents

PrefacePart I: Language
  • Chapter 1: Naming Conventions
  • Chapter 2: Lexical Elements
  • Chapter 3: Fundamental Types
  • Chapter 4: Reference Types
  • Chapter 5: Object-Oriented Programming
  • Chapter 6: Statements and Blocks
  • Chapter 7: Exception Handling
  • Chapter 8: Java Modifiers
Part II: Platform
  • Chapter 9: Java Platform, SE
  • Chapter 10: Development Basics
  • Chapter 11: Basic Input and Output
  • Chapter 12: Java Collections Framework
  • Chapter 13: Generics Framework
  • Chapter 14: Concurrency
  • Chapter 15: Memory Management
  • Chapter 16: The Java Scripting API
  • Chapter 17: Third-Party Tools
  • Chapter 18: UML Basics

Product Details

Liguori, Robert
O'Reilly Media
Liguori, Patricia
Programming Languages - Java
Java (Computer program language)
Java (Computer language)
Computer Languages-Java
java;object oriented;programming;software;software development
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Trade Paper
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7 x 4.25 x 0.4 in 0.38 lb

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