Murach's Java Programming / Edition 4

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"I think this book is AMAZING. This is my 3rd Java book and I am impressed at every angle. The layout is straightforward, easy-to-navigate, compact and to-the-point, and very professional. There isn't all the fluff that is associated with most beginner books (Head First series especially), and you will be learning the core PLUS writing your own miniprograms nearly from the start. If you want to get straight to the point and learn real-world Java, this is the book for you."

That's what one developer posted about a previous edition of Murach's Java. Now, this 4th edition is even more attuned to today's Java professional, as it shows how to code, test, and debug applications using NetBeans, a popular IDE for Java developers.

As in previous editions, this edition moves at a quick, professional pace, so you won't waste any time on fluff as you focus on mastering Java. It presents object-oriented features like inheritance, interfaces, and polymorphism in a way that's both understandable and useful in the real world of business programming. It's full of practical coding examples that enhance training and that work as models for new applications. And it's all done in Murach's "paired-pages" style that developers find to be a real help for both training and reference (to see how this works, you can download sample chapters from the Murach website).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890774653
  • Publisher: Murach, Mike & Associates, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/4/2011
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 836
  • Sales rank: 99,666
  • Product dimensions: 8.06 (w) x 9.96 (h) x 1.63 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2014

    not all of the example programs work. Author said "don't wo

    not all of the example programs work. Author said "don't worry about it just move on."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2012

    Not available in nook format but listed on nook site

    I'm writing this from my nook tablet right now and very disappointed. Normally there are pretty good at not listing teaser products, well this on is listed in the nook store and not available in this format. Please unlist this item. Im giving the book itself 5 stars but giving barnes and noble 1 star.

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  • Posted February 15, 2012

    Highly Recommended!

    Murach's "Java Programming" by Joel Murach is a comprehensive training and reference guide for developers new to the Java programming language and Java professionals as well. It includes important topics such as Object-Oriented Programming and database access. This book is well organized as it breaks down each topic and is easy to understand with the extensive use of example code. I highly recommend this book for any Java developer!

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  • Posted February 3, 2012

    Awesome Java Resource

    I was impressed with Murach’s Java Programming 4th edition. It is an excellent source for learning core Java and object-oriented programming with Java, for the beginner programmer and experienced programmer new to Java. It gets you going with Java using examples relevant in the business world. I’m always impressed with the format of books from Murach with text on the left and examples relating to the text on the right. I would definitely recommend this book for anybody looking to learn programming with Java.

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