Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies

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by Barry Burd
     
 

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A practical introduction to programming with Java

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 4th Edition is a comprehensive guide to learning one of the most popular programming languages worldwide. This book covers basic development concepts and techniques through a Java lens. You'll learn what goes into a program, how to put the

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A practical introduction to programming with Java

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 4th Edition is a comprehensive guide to learning one of the most popular programming languages worldwide. This book covers basic development concepts and techniques through a Java lens. You'll learn what goes into a program, how to put the pieces together, how to deal with challenges, and how to make it work. The new Fourth Edition has been updated to align with Java 8, and includes new options for the latest tools and techniques.

Java is the predominant language used to program Android and cloud apps, and its popularity is surging as app demand rises. Whether you're just tooling around, or embarking on a career, Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 4th Edition is a great place to start. Step-by-step instruction, easy-to-read language, and quick navigation make this book the perfect resource for new programmers. You'll begin with the basics before moving into code, with simple, yet detailed explanations every step of the way. Topics include:

  • Learn the language with sample programs and the Java toolkit
  • Familiarize yourself with decisions, conditions, statements, and information overload
  • Differentiate between loops and arrays, objects and classes, methods and variables

The book also contains links to additional resources, other programming languages, and guidance as to the most useful classes in the Java API. If you're new to programming languages, Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 4th Edition provides the instruction and practice you need to become a confident Java programmer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118407813
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/23/2014
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
189,571
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Barry Burd, PhD, is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Drew University. He is the author of Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies and Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies.

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Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
His book is a great guide & hand book for first time programmers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A well written book and easy to understand, but the NOOK figures are hard to see/read on my 7 inch Samsung tablet.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I learned so fast!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Dr. Barry Burd did an excellent job with this book. He makes learning basic java extremely easy - I would suggest this book for ANYONE that wants to get a good boost start for learning programming with java. Best of all, you don't need any previous programming experience.