Synopses & Reviews
An in-depth, project-based guide to building real-world Java applications that are both efficient and useful.
-- Shows how to be productive here and now with Java, without waiting for tomorrow's tools.
-- Each chapter presents, describes, codes and tests at least one Java application.
By presenting practical projects, The Way of Java shows programmers how to build much more useful, efficient Java applications. It introduces Java's object-oriented features and the use of Java classes, and demonstrates their importance. It presents Java design patterns and user interfaces, and shows how to use the AWT graphics toolkit to create applications that aren't just friendly, they're fun. Next, the book walks through the construction of a prototype Rapid Application Development environment for Java. Learn design techniques and tricks for creating useful, fast applets. Understand how to manage Java exceptions. Build applets and applications that are data-aware, multithreaded, and utilize animation. Understand Java design patterns and how they can be used to build not just applets, but highly-sophisticated applications. This book is for anyone interested in Java programming, especially experienced Java programmers.