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What is included with this book?
Completely updated for Java 8, this book teaches you about the Java language and how to use it to create applications for any computing environment and Android apps. By the time you have finished the book, you’ll have well-rounded knowledge of Java and the Java class libraries. Using your new skills, you will be able to develop your own programs for tasks such as web services, database connectivity, XML processing, and mobile programming.
No previous programming experience required. By following the 21 carefully organized lessons in this book, anyone can learn the basics of Java programming.
Test your knowledge. Each chapter ends with a Workshop section filled with questions, answers, and exercises for further study. There are even certification practice questions.
Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days, 7th Edition
(Covering Java 8)
Week 1 The Java Language
Day 1 Getting Started with Java
Day 2 The ABCs of Programming
Day 3 Working with Objects
Day 4 Lists, Logic, and Loops
Day 5 Creating Classes and Methods
Day 6 Packages, Interfaces, and Other Class Features
Day 7 Exceptions, Assertions, and Threads
Week 2 The Java Class Library
Day 8 Data Structures
Day 9 Working with Swing
Day 10 Building a Swing Interface
Day 11 Arranging Components on a User Interface
Day 12 Responding to User Input
Day 13 Creating Java2D XRender Graphics
Day 14 Developing Swing Applications
Week 3 Java Programming
Day 15 Working with Input and Output
Day 16 Serializing and Examining Objects
Day 17 Communicating Across the Internet
Day 18 Accessing Databases with JDBC and Derby
Day 19 Reading and Writing RSS Feeds
Day 20 XML Web Services
Day 21 Writing Android Apps for Java
A Using the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment
B This Book's Web Site