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Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Barry A. Burd

ISBN: 978-0-764-58874-7

Apr 2005

408 pages

Select type: Paperback

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  • Covering everything from basic Java development concepts to the latest tools and techniques used in Java, this book will put would-be programmers on their way to Java mastery
  • Explores what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, dealing with standard programming challenges, debugging, and making it work
  • Updated for the release of the Java SDK 2.0, with all examples revised to reflect the changes in the technology

Part I: Revving Up.

Chapter 1: Getting Started.

Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Computer.

Chapter 3: Running Programs.

Part II: Writing Your Own Java Programs.

Chapter 4: Exploring the Parts of a Program.

Chapter 5: Composing a Program.

Chapter 6: Using the Building Blocks: Variables, Values, and Types.

Chapter 7: Numbers and Types.

Chapter 8: Numbers? Who Needs Numbers?

Part III: Controlling the Flow.

Chapter 9: Forks in the Road.

Chapter 10: Which Way Did He Go?

Chapter 11: How to Flick a Virtual Switch.

Chapter 12: Around and Around It Goes.

Chapter 13: Piles of Files: Dealing with Information Overload.

Chapter 14: Creating Loops within Loops.

Chapter 15: The Old Runaround.

Part IV: Using Program Units.

Chapter 16: Using Loops and Arrays.

Chapter 17: Programming with Objects and Classes.

Chapter 18: Using Methods and Variables from a Java Class.

Chapter 19: Creating New Java Methods.

Chapter 20: Oooey GUI Was a Worm.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Sets of Web Links.

Chapter 22: Ten Useful Classes in the Java API.


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