Overview

Essential Code and Commands

Java Phrasebook gives you the code phrases you need to quickly and effectively complete your programming projects in Java.

Concise and Accessible

Easy to carry and easy to use—lets you ditch all those bulky books for one portable guide

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Overview

Essential Code and Commands

Java Phrasebook gives you the code phrases you need to quickly and effectively complete your programming projects in Java.

Concise and Accessible

Easy to carry and easy to use—lets you ditch all those bulky books for one portable guide

Flexible and Functional

Packed with more than 100 customizable code snippets—so you can readily code functional Java in just about any situation

Timothy Fisher has been working professionally in the Java software development field since 1997 and is currently a consultant for the Compuware Corporation in Detroit, Michigan. He enjoys writing about technology and has been a contributor to Java Developer’s Journal and XML Journal. Tim is also passionate about education and the use of advanced Internet technologies for education.

Programming / Java

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132715003
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/20/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Timothy Fisher has been working professionally in the Java software development field since 1997. He has served in a variety of roles including developer, team leader, and chief architect.Tim is currently a consultant for the Compuware Corporation in Detroit, Michigan. Tim also enjoys writing about technology and has been a contributor to Java Developer’s Journal and XML Journal. Along with his technology interests,Tim is also passionate about education and the use of advanced Internet technologies for education.You can contact Tim and read his blog at: timothyfisher.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 The Basics

Compiling a Java Program

Running a Java Program

Setting the Classpath

2 Interacting with the Environment

Getting Environment Variables

Setting and Getting System Properties

Parsing Command-Line Arguments

3 Manipulating Strings

Comparing Strings

Searching For and Retrieving Substrings

Processing a String One Character at a Time

Reversing a String by Character

Reversing a String by Word

Making a String All Uppercase or All Lowercase

Trimming Spaces from the Beginning or End of a String

Parsing a Comma-Separated String

4 Working with Data Structures

Resizing an Array

Iterating Over a Collection

Creating a Mapped Collection

Sorting a Collection

Finding an Object in a Collection

Converting a Collection to an Array

5 Dates and Times

Finding Today’s Date

Converting Between Date and Calendar Objects

Printing Date/Time in a Given Format

Parsing Strings into Dates

Adding to or Subtracting from a Date or Calendar

Calculating the Difference Between Two Dates

Comparing Dates

Finding the Day of Week/Month/Year or Week Number

Calculating Elapsed Time

6 Pattern Matching with Regular Expressions

Regular Expressions in Java

Finding Matching Text Using a Regular Expression

Replacing Matched Text

Finding All Occurrences of a Pattern

Printing Lines Containing a Pattern

Matching Newlines in Text

7 Numbers

Checking Whether a String Is a Valid Number

Comparing Floating Point Numbers

Rounding Floating Point Numbers

Formatting Numbers

Formatting Currencies

Converting an Integer to Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal

Generating Random Numbers

Calculating Trigonometric Functions

Calculating a Logarithm

8 Input and Output

Reading Text from Standard Input

Writing to Standard Output

Formatting Output

Opening a File by Name

Reading a File into a Byte Array

Reading Binary Data

Seeking in a File

Reading a JAR or Zip Archive

Creating a Zip Archive

9 Working with Directories and Files

Creating a File

Renaming a File or Directory

Deleting a File or Directory

Changing File Attributes

Getting the Size of a File

Determining if a File or Directory Exists

Moving a File or Directory

Getting an Absolute Filename Path from a Relative Filename Path

Determining if a Filename Path is a File or Directory

Listing a Directory

Creating a New Directory

10 Network Clients

Contacting a Server

Finding IP Addresses and Domain Names

Handling Network Errors

Reading Text

Writing Text

Reading Binary Data

Writing Binary Data

Reading Serialized Data

Writing Serialized Data

Reading a Web Page via HTTP

11 Network Servers

Creating a Server and Accepting a Request

Returning a Response

Returning an Object

Handling Multiple Clients

Serving HTTP Content

12 Sending and Receiving Email

Overview of JavaMail API

Sending Email

Sending MIME Email

Reading Email

13 Database Access

Connecting to a Database via JDBC

Sending a Query via JDBC

Using a Prepared Statement

Retrieving Results of a Query

Using a Stored Procedure

14 Using XML

Parsing XML with SAX

Parsing XML with DOM

Using a DTD to Verify an XML Document

Creating an XML Document with DOM

Transforming XML with XSLT

15 Using Threads

Starting a Thread

Stopping a Thread

Waiting For a Thread to Complete

Synchronizing Threads

Pausing a Thread

Listing All Threads

16 Dynamic Programming Through Reflection

Getting a Class Object

Getting a Class Name

Discovering Class Modifiers

Finding Superclasses

Determining the Interfaces Implemented by a Class

Discovering Class Fields

Discovering Class Constructors

Discovering Method Information

Getting Field Values

Setting Field Values

Invoking Methods

Loading and Instantiating a Class Dynamically

17 Packaging and Documenting Classes

Creating a Package

Documenting Classes with JavaDoc

Archiving Classes with Jar

Running a Program from a JAR File

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