Synopses & Reviews
Follow the Teach Yourself Path to Marketable Programming Skills -- The single easiest way to master Java programming.
Java is hot -- and Teach Yourself Java makes it easy to master Java and create real-world applications and applets in no time. Written by Java expert Joseph O'Neil and edited by Teach Yourself series editor Herb Schildt, this book provides a proven methodology designed to help you build skills immediately.
Osborne's Teach Yourself series gives programmers of every skill level a structured, lesson-oriented approach that builds skills progressively. For each concept, you begin with a summary and then get hands-on practice with increasingly challenging, real-life exercises. Next, you test your knowledge using the valuable Skills Checks and move ahead to learn about the next concept. A cumulative skills review at the end chapter serves as your own private "final exam." Highlighted keywords throughout give you the added benefit of having a Java reference tool at your fingertips.
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Inside, you'll Teach Yourself how to:
- Understand the fundamentals of object-oriented programming
- Master the features of the Java language
- Understand the packages in the Java Developer Kit (jkd)
- Build your own classes, interfaces, and packages
- Use streams for input and output
- Design multi-threaded programs
- Construct client/server software
- Apply the delegation event model
- Create user interfaces with the awt and Swing classes
A highly segmented approach to mastering the prowess of Java technology--from core topics to present-day features. Unique coverage of Java teaches the language by applying mastery learning: one idea at a time--in sequential order; clear writing with numerous examples and exercises; review skills check in each chapter; mastery skills check at the end of each chapter.
About the Author
Java is HOT--62% of Fortune 1000 companies use platform-independent Java and 42% expect Java to play a strategic role within the next year. Satisfies the powerful demand for Java beginning books--offers a structured, lesson-like approach to learning Java by presenting one idea at a time, with dozens of progressive examples and exercises and valuable Review Skills Checks and Cumulative Skills Checks in every chapter. Written by programming author Joe O'Neil in conjunction with Herb Schildt, Osborne's best-selling programming author with more than 2 million books sold.
Table of Contents
Using Classes and Methods
Introducing Java's Control Statements.
More About Control Statements and Operators.
Interfaces and Packages.
Introducing the Java Class Libraries.
Input and Output.
An Introduction to Event Handling.
The Abstract Window Toolkit.
Topics for Further Invesitgation.
Appendice A: Answers.