Java eLearning Kit For Dummies

Overview

A complete book-and-online course package for learning Java!

As a platform-independent, object-oriented programming language, Java helps developers write once and run anywhere. With this dynamic combination of a full-color printed book and a Dummies online interactive eLearning course, you'll find a wealth of information on the latest release of Java. Featuring both written and animated step-by-step how-tos, practice labs, helpful videos, numerous examples, and a host of Dummies...

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Overview

A complete book-and-online course package for learning Java!

As a platform-independent, object-oriented programming language, Java helps developers write once and run anywhere. With this dynamic combination of a full-color printed book and a Dummies online interactive eLearning course, you'll find a wealth of information on the latest release of Java. Featuring both written and animated step-by-step how-tos, practice labs, helpful videos, numerous examples, and a host of Dummies hints and tips, this package makes your learning process easier.

Follow the material sequentially or jump in and out as you wish—it's set up so you can learn at your own pace. Throughout, you will benefit from illustrations, animations, voiceover explanations, and the option of closed captioning if you find you learn better when you can read the instructions.

  • Helps self-motivated learners master Java, the leading object-oriented programming language
  • Includes an easy-to-follow, full-color book and an online interactive Dummies eLearning Course that corresponds with the book available via access code
  • Allows you to follow the material sequentially or choose separate sections at your own time and pace
  • Offers chapter summaries, practice exercises, discussions of concepts and essential terms, and much more

Java eLearning Kit For Dummies helps you maximize the potential of this dynamic programming language so you can work more efficiently.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118098783
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/21/2014
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 531,473
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

John Paul Mueller is a veteran technical editor and an expert on computer industry certifications. He has written books on C#, Java, Windows programming, and VBA, and is coauthor of the bestselling C++ All-in-One For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Starting With Java 7

Chapter 2: Using Primitive Variables 47

Chapter 3: Using Object Variables 75

Chapter 4: Formatting Variable Content 111

Chapter 5: Working with Operators 129

Chapter 6: Working with Conditional Statements 165

Chapter 7: Repeating Tasks Using Loops 185

Chapter 8: Handling Errors 209

Chapter 9: Creating and Using Classes 247

Chapter 10: Accessing Data Sets Using Arrays and Collections 285

Chapter 11: Performing Advanced String Manipulation 337

Chapter 12: Interacting with Files 359

Chapter 13: Manipulating XML Data 387

Index 403

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