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Java is an easy language to learn. However, you need to master more than the language syntax to be a professional Java programmer. For one, object-oriented programming (OOP) skill is key to developing robust and effective Java applications. In addition, knowing how to use the vast collection of libraries makes development more rapid.
This book introduces you to important programming concepts and teaches how to use the Java core libraries. It is a guide to building real-world applications, both desktop and Web-based. The coverage is the most comprehensive you can find in a beginners book. Here are some of the topics in this book:
- Java language syntax
- Object-oriented programming
- The Collections Framework
- Working with numbers and dates
- Error handling
- Input Output
- Database access
- Multithreading and the Concurrency Utilities
- Servlet and JavaServer Pages
- API documentation
- Application deployment
This book covers Java SE 7 and was written with clarity and readability in mind.
Designed as a beginners tutorial to the latest version of Java, this book discusses the most useful Java librariesthose that any Java programmer is required to know and are frequently asked about in job interviews. In addition to covering all of the new features in version 7, it also provides extensive coverage of the three subjects that a professional Java programmer must be proficient in: Java as a programming language, object-oriented programming with Java, and Java core libraries. By providing exercises and examples of real world applications, this informative reference enables programmers to master the skills necessary to perform intermediate tasks in Java and to learn other programming technologies.
About the Author
Budi Kurniawan is a senior architect at BrainySoftware.com and the author of How Tomcat Works; Java for the Web with Servlets, JSP, and EJB; and Struts 2 Design and Programming. He has published more than 100 articles and written software licensed by major corporations worldwide. He lives in Montreal, Canada.