Wicked Cool Java: Code Bits, Open Source Libraries, and Project Ideas

Overview

Wicked Cool Java contains 101 fun, interesting, and useful ways to get more out of Java. This isn't intended as a Java tutorial—it's targeted at developers and system architects who have some basic Java knowledge but may not be familiar with the wide range of libraries available. Full of example code and ideas for combining them in useful projects, this book is perfect for hobbyists, and professionals will find tips and open-source projects to enhance their code and make their jobs easier. Topics include ...

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Overview

Wicked Cool Java contains 101 fun, interesting, and useful ways to get more out of Java. This isn't intended as a Java tutorial—it's targeted at developers and system architects who have some basic Java knowledge but may not be familiar with the wide range of libraries available. Full of example code and ideas for combining them in useful projects, this book is perfect for hobbyists, and professionals will find tips and open-source projects to enhance their code and make their jobs easier. Topics include converting a non-XML text structure into XML using a parser generator, experimenting with a Java simulator for the Cell Matrix, creating dynamic music and sound in Java, working with open-source class libraries for scientific and mathematical applications, and many more.

Containing 101 fun, interesting, and useful ways to get more out of Java, this title targets developers and system architects who have some basic Java knowledge but may not be familiar with the wide range of libraries available.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593270612
  • Publisher: No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,139,901
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian D. Eubanks is a consultant, speaker, author, and trainer specializing in Internet technologies and the founder of Eu Technologies, Inc. He has more than 20 years experience as a computer programmer, network engineer, and systems consultant. His current work focuses on Java, XML and Flash.

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Table of Contents

1 Java language and core API 1
2 String utilities 21
3 Processing XML and HTML 43
4 Crawling the semantic Web 79
5 Scientific and mathematical applications 101
6 Graphics and data visualization 133
7 Multimedia and synchronization 153
8 Fun, integration, and project ideas 171
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