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9780672337956

Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days (Covers Java 11/12)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780672337956

  • ISBN10:

    0672337959

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-01-15
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing

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Summary

In just 21 days, you can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to develop applications on your computer, web servers, and mobile devices. With this complete tutorial you’ll quickly master the basics and then move on to more advanced features and concepts. Completely updated for Java 11 and 12, this book teaches you about the Java language and how to use it to create applications for any computing environment. By the time you have finished the book, you’ll have well-rounded knowledge of Java and the Java class libraries.


No previous programming experience required. By following the 21 carefully organized lessons in this book, anyone can learn the basics of Java programming.


Learn at your own pace. You can work through each chapter sequentially to make sure you thoroughly understand all the concepts and methodologies, or you can focus on specific lessons to learn the techniques that interest you most.


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.


  • Completely revised, updated, and expanded to cover the latest features of Java 11 and 12
  • Learn to develop Java applications using NetBeans–an excellent programming platform
  • Easy-to-understand, practical examples clearly illustrate the fundamentals of Java programming
  • Discover how to quickly develop programs with a graphical user interface
  • Find out about JDBC programming with the Derby database
  • Learn how to use Inner Classes and Lambda Expressions
  • Learn rapid application development with Apache NetBeans
  • Create a game using Java

Author Biography

Rogers Cadenhead is a writer, computer programmer, and web developer who is author or co-author of more than 20 books on programming and Internet-related topics, including Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours, and Learn to Code Absolute Beginner's Guide. He maintains the Drudge Retort and other websites that receive more than 20 million visits a year.

Table of Contents

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

 

Appendixes
A Using the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment
B This Book's Web Site

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