Microsoft Visual J++ 1.1 Sourcebook

Jay Cross, Al Saganich

A complete hands-on guide to developing applets and multimedia applications with Visual J++ 1.1

The only Visual J++ guide endorsed by Java-SIG, Microsoft Visual J++ 1.1 Sourcebook helps experienced and novice Java programmers quickly master Visual J++. And, once you've mastered Visual J++, it functions as a quick-reference/troubleshooter you won't want to be without.

The book begins with a hands-on tutorial on the Java language for beginners. Using many programming examples, you can walk through basic and advanced Visual J++ 1.1 features, including Developer's Studio basics, Java Applet Wizard, Java Database Wizard, the debugger, and all resource and code editors. An entire section is devoted to special and advanced topics such as programming for the Internet and distributed computing applications, database techniques, animation techniques, building with ActiveX, and more. You'll also get detailed appendices featuring valuable reference materials such as error messages, classes and methods, API descriptions, and more.

On the CD-ROM you'll find: p9e Complete source code for all examples in the book

  • Solutions to selected exercises in the book
  • JavaTM JDK version 1.0.2
  • Valuable software tools, including JombaTM Trial Version and MindQR(r) Odyssey demo

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JAY CROSS is an instructor for Sun User Group's (SUG) Internet Academy and head of SUG course development. He has nearly two decades of experience as a software developer, and is an author of the bestselling Special Edition: Using Java.

AL SAGANICH is an independent software consultant and has worked for such prestigious firms as Thomson Financial Services and Dun & Bradstreet, and is currently under contract to Digital Equipment Corp. He has over a dozen years of computer experience and has taught mathematics and computer science courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Table of Contents

  • Partial table of contents:
  • Object-Oriented Programming Concepts.
  • Java and the Java Virtual Machine.
  • Java Keywords and Other Tokens.
  • Java Classes, Objects, and Interfaces.
  • Threads in Java.
  • Exceptions in Java.
  • Java Applets & the java.applet Package.
  • The Java Abstract Window Toolkit (java.awt).
  • The Package.
  • The java.util Package.
  • The Package.
  • Native Code.
  • Introducing the Visual J++ Developers Studio.
  • The Java AppWizard Explained.
  • Introducing the Visual J++ Resource Editors.
  • The Visual J++ Workspace.
  • More Debugging Technique.
  • The Visual J++ Dialog and Menu Editors.
  • The Visual J++ Source Editor.
  • Techniques for Animation.
  • Appendices.
  • Glossary of Terms.
  • Index.
  • What's on the CD-ROM.

Copyright © 1999 John Wiley & Sons, Wiley Computer Books


ISBN 0471178403
539 pages
March, 1997
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