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Java Cookbook [NOOK Book]

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From lambda expressions and JavaFX 8 to new support for network programming and mobile development, Java 8 brings a wealth of changes. This cookbook helps you get up to speed right away with hundreds of hands-on recipes across a broad range of Java topics. You’ll learn useful techniques for everything from debugging and data structures to GUI development and functional programming.

Each recipe includes self-contained code solutions that you can freely use, along with a ...

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Java Cookbook

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Overview

From lambda expressions and JavaFX 8 to new support for network programming and mobile development, Java 8 brings a wealth of changes. This cookbook helps you get up to speed right away with hundreds of hands-on recipes across a broad range of Java topics. You’ll learn useful techniques for everything from debugging and data structures to GUI development and functional programming.

Each recipe includes self-contained code solutions that you can freely use, along with a discussion of how and why they work. If you are familiar with Java basics, this cookbook will bolster your knowledge of the language in general and Java 8’s main APIs in particular.

Recipes include:

  • Methods for compiling, running, and debugging
  • Manipulating, comparing, and rearranging text
  • Regular expressions for string- and pattern-matching
  • Handling numbers, dates, and times
  • Structuring data with collections, arrays, and other types
  • Object-oriented and functional programming techniques
  • Directory and filesystem operations
  • Working with graphics, audio, and video
  • GUI development, including JavaFX and handlers
  • Network programming on both client and server
  • Database access, using JPA, Hibernate, and JDBC
  • Processing JSON and XML for data storage
  • Multithreading and concurrency
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449338817
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/25/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 898
  • Sales rank: 656,564
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Ian F. Darwin has worked in the computer industry for three decades. He wrote the freeware file(1) command used on Linux and BSD and is the author of Checking C Programs with Lint, Java Cookbook, and over seventy articles and courses on C and Unix. In addition to programming and consulting, Ian teaches Unix, C, and Java for Learning Tree International, one of the world's largest technical training companies.

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Table of Contents

1 Getting started : compiling, running, and debugging
2 Interacting with the environment
3 Strings and things
4 Pattern matching with regular expressions
5 Numbers
6 Dates and times
7 Structuring data with Java
8 Data structuring with generics, foreach, and enumerations (JDK 1.5)
9 Object-oriented techniques
10 Input and output
11 Directory and filesystem operations
12 Programming external devices : serial and parallel ports
13 Graphics and sound
14 Graphical user interfaces
15 Internationalization and localization
16 Network clients
17 Server-side Java : sockets
18 Network clients II : applets and Web clients
19 Java and electronic mail
20 Database access
21 XML
22 Distributed Java : RMI
23 Packages and packaging
24 Threaded Java
25 Introspection, or "a class named class"
26 Using Java with other languages
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