Beginning Java 2 SDK 1.4 Edition / Edition 1

Beginning Java 2 SDK 1.4 Edition / Edition 1

2.0 1
by Ivor Horton, Wrox Author Team, Ivor Horton
     
 

The java language has been growing from strength to strength since its inception in 1995. It has since proved to be both powerful and extraordinarily easy to learn and use. This is what makes it ideal for the beginner. With dramatic changes to it's handling of files, and the introduction of native support for XML, java has been updated to work faster and to be current… See more details below

Overview

The java language has been growing from strength to strength since its inception in 1995. It has since proved to be both powerful and extraordinarily easy to learn and use. This is what makes it ideal for the beginner. With dramatic changes to it's handling of files, and the introduction of native support for XML, java has been updated to work faster and to be current with the incredible rise of XML as a medium for communicating data.


This edition of the Beginning Java books outlines everything the beginning programmer needs to know to program with the Java programming language and the 1.4 Java Developer Kit. With the release of JDK 1.4, programmers can look forward to the most stable edition yet, and even better performance than was available previously.


Ivor's inimitable style has proved to be a hit with nearly half a million people with its easy to learn approach and the many useful examples. Regularly voted the most popular java programming book, this book teaches java from scratch and assumes no previous knowledge. It is also suitable for those who have got some programming experience, especially C or C++, which will make learning easier. Either way you will soon become expert in creating your own programs.


It includes a full explanation of Object Oriented programming. A comprehensive introduction to swing is accompanied by a significant application that you will develop through the last half of the book, and which demonstrates all of the necessary skills for creating fully features java applications.


To add to this, help from your peers and from the author are available through the unique programmer to programmer mailing lists, forums, and newsgroups all in addition to our one-to-one email support helping you to overcomes any difficulties, and work through the exercises with programmers just like yourself.


The following new subjects are also covered in this book:



  • New and Improved Utility class in the Collections Framework
  • lar Expressions
  • IO APIs
  • XML Processing

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781861005694
    Publisher:
    Wrox Press, Inc.
    Publication date:
    03/01/2002
    Series:
    Beginning Ser.
    Pages:
    1184
    Product dimensions:
    7.32(w) x 8.98(h) x 2.42(d)

    Table of Contents

    Introduction1
    Ch. 1Introducing Java7
    Ch. 2Programs, Data, Variables, and Calculation37
    Ch. 3Loops and Logic77
    Ch. 4Arrays and Strings121
    Ch. 5Defining Classes171
    Ch. 6Extending Classes and Inheritance235
    Ch. 7Exceptions295
    Ch. 8Understanding Streams327
    Ch. 9Accessing Files and Directories355
    Ch. 10Writing Files381
    Ch. 11Reading Files431
    Ch. 12Serializing Objects473
    Ch. 13Collection Classes497
    Ch. 14A Collection of Useful Classes551
    Ch. 15Threads599
    Ch. 16Creating Windows643
    Ch. 17Handling Events727
    Ch. 18Drawing in a Window785
    Ch. 19Extending the GUI849
    Ch. 20Filing and Printing Documents927
    Ch. 21Java and XML993
    Ch. 22Creating and Modifying XML Documents1047
    App. A: Keywords1099
    App. BComputer Arithmetic1103

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