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JavaTM All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies®

JavaTM All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies®

Doug Lowe

ISBN: 978-0-764-58961-4

Apr 2005

888 pages

Select type: Paperback

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  • Nine minibooks filling more than 800 pages provide the world's five million-plus Java developers with a basic all-in-one programming reference
  • Covers the recent release of the Java 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 and the new J2SE Development Kit 5.0
  • Starts with beginner topics including getting started with Java, using the Java development platform, and Web programming
  • Expands into more advanced Java fundamentals such as object-oriented programming, working with arrays and collections, and creating user interfaces with Swing

Book I: Java Basics.

Chapter 1: Welcome to Java.

Chapter 2: Installing and Using Java Tools.

Chapter 3: Working with TextPad.

Chapter 4: Using Eclipse.

Book II: Programming Basics.

Chapter 1: Java Programming Basics.

Chapter 2: Working with Variables and Data Types.

Chapter 3: Working with Numbers and Expressions.

Chapter 4: Making Choices.

Chapter 5: Going Around in Circles (Or, Using Loops).

Chapter 6: Pulling a Switcheroo.

Chapter 7: Adding Some Methods to Your Madness.

Chapter 8: Handling Exceptions.

Book III: Object-Oriented Programming.

Chapter 1: Understanding Object-Oriented Programming.

Chapter 2: Making Your Own Classes.

Chapter 3: Working with Statics.

Chapter 4: Using Subclasses and Inheritance.

Chapter 5: Using Abstract Classes and Interfaces.

Chapter 6: Using the Object and Class Classes.

Chapter 7: Using Inner Classes.

Chapter 8: Packaging and Documenting Your Classes.

Book IV: Strings, Arrays, and Collections.

Chapter 1: Working with Strings.

Chapter 2: Using Arrays.

Chapter 3: Using the ArrayList Class.

Chapter 4: Using the LinkedList Class.

Chapter 5: Creating Generic Collection Classes.

Book V: Programming Techniques.

Chapter 1: Programming Threads.

Chapter 2: Network Programming.

Chapter 3: Using Regular Expressions.

Chapter 4: Using Recursion.

Book VI: Swing.

Chapter 1: Swinging into Swing.

Chapter 2: Handling Events.

Chapter 3: Getting Input from the User.

Chapter 4: Choosing from a List.

Chapter 5: Using Layout Managers.

Book VII: Web Programming.

Chapter 1: Creating Applets.

Chapter 2: Creating Servlets.

Chapter 3: Using Java Server Pages.

Chapter 4: Using JavaBeans.

Book VIII: Files and Databases.

Chapter 1: Working with Files.

Chapter 2: Using File Streams.

Chapter 3: Database for $100, Please.

Chapter 4: Using JDBC to Connect to a Database.

Chapter 5: Working with XML.

Book IX: Fun and Games.

Chapter 1: Fun with Fonts and Colors.

Chapter 2: Drawing Shapes.

Chapter 3: Using Images and Sound.

Chapter 4: Animation and Game Programming.


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