Java For Dummies

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-08-11
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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What the book covers: "Java 7 For Dummies" remains the straightforward reference on Java, covering object-oriented programming basics with Java, code reuse, the essentials of creating a Java program using the new JDK 7. The book helps readers create basic Java objects as well as figure out when they can reuse existing code. - Updated coverage: This edition is updated to cover the changes with Java 7 including enhanced multimedia capabilities, and new programming features such as closures, new libraries, new tools, parallel frameworks and more. The book also has been updated with Eclipse coverage covering both Jcreator and Eclipse. - Website includes all the code from the book and Bonus Content. - CD will contain JCreator, all code from the book and sample applications.

Author Biography

Barry Burd, PhD, is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Drew University. He frequently contributes to various online technology resources, including JavaBoutique.com, and is the author of Ruby On Rails For Dummies and the previous edition of this book.

Table of Contents


Part I: Getting Started

Chapter 1: All about Java

Chapter 2: All about Software

Chapter 3: Using the Basic Building Blocks

Part II: Writing Your Own Java Programs

Chapter 4: Making the Most of Variables and Their Values

Chapter 5: Controlling Program Flow with Decision-Making Statements

Chapter 6: Controlling Program Flow with Loops

Part III: Working with the Big Picture: Object-Oriented Programming

Chapter 7: Thinking in Terms of Classes and Objects

Chapter 8: Saving Time and Money: Reusing Existing Code

Chapter 9: Constructing New Objects

Part IV: Savvy Java Techniques

Chapter 10: Putting Variables and Methods Where They Belong

Chapter 11: Using Arrays and Collections to Juggle Values

Chapter 12: Looking Good When Things Take Unexpected Turns

Chapter 13: Sharing Names among the Parts of a Java Program

Chapter 14: Responding to Keystrokes and Mouse Clicks

Chapter 15: Writing Java Applets

Chapter 16: Using Java Database Connectivity

Part V: The Part of Tens

Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Avoid Mistakes

Chapter 18: Ten Websites for Java


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