9780672329432

Sams Teach Yourself Java 6 in 21 Days (5th Edition)

Cadenhead, Rogers; Lemay, Laura

ISBN 10: 0672329433 / 0-672-32943-3
ISBN 13: 9780672329432
Publisher: Sams Publishing
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

“If you get only one Java book, it should be Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days”   —PC Magazine

 

In just 21 days, you can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to develop three kinds of programs with Java: applications on your computer, servlets on a web server, and browser-launched Java Web Start applications.

 

No previous programming experience required. By following the 21 carefully organized lessons in this book, anyone can learn the basics of Java programming.

 

Learn at your own pace. You can work through each chapter sequentially to make sure you thoroughly understand all of the concepts and methodologies, or you can focus on specific lessons to learn the techniques that interest you most.

 

Test your knowledge. Each chapter ends with a Workshop section filled with questions, answers, and exercises for further study. There are even certification practice questions.

 

“Sams Teach Yourself Java is one of the best introductions to hands-on Java programming. If you buy one book on Java, this is the one to buy!”  —Independent Web Review

 

  • Completely revised, updated, and expanded to cover the latest features of Java 6
  • Learn to develop standalone Java applications, web servlets, JavaServer Pages, and Java Web Start applications
  • Easy-to-understand, practical examples clearly illustrate the fundamentals of Java programming
  • Discover how Swing can help you quickly develop programs with a graphical user interface
  • Find out about JDBC database programming, Internet client/server programming, and XML parsing with the open source XOM class library
  • Covers new features of version 6 such as Java DB, the new relational database that is now a built-in
  • part of Java

 

Rogers Cadenhead is a web application developer who has written 22 books on Internet-related topics, including Sams Teach Yourself Java 2 in 24 Hours. He maintains this book’s official website at http://www.java21days.com.

 

Laura Lemay is one of the world’s most popular authors on Web development topics. She is the author of the bestselling Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML, as well as Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 21 Days.

 

CD-ROM includes:

  • Source code for the examples developed in the book
  • Java™ SE Development Kit 6
  • NetBeans™ IDE 5.5
  • Bonus materials

 

Category:  Java Programming

Covers:  Java 6 Platform Standard Edition

User Level:  Beginning–Intermediate 


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Book Description: Sams Publishing, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction 1How This Book Is Organized. 2Who Should Read This Book. 4Conventions Used in This Book. 5Week I: The Java LanguageDay 1: Getting Started with Java 9The Java Language. 10History of the Language. 10Introduction to Java. 11Selecting a Development Tool. 11Object-Oriented Programming. 12Objects and Classes. 14Attributes and Behavior. 17Attributes of a Class of Objects. 17Behavior of a Class of Objects. 18Creating a Class. 19Running the Program. 21Organizing Classes and Class Behavior. 24Inheritance. 24Creating a Class Hierarchy. 26Inheritance in Action. 28Single and Multiple Inheritance. 29Interfaces. 30Packages. 30Summary. 31Q&A. 31Quiz. 32Questions. 32Answers. 32Certification Practice. 32Exercises. 33Day 2: The ABCs of Programming 35Statements and Expressions. 36Variables and Data Types. 36Creating Variables. 37Naming Variables. 39Variable Types. 39Assigning Values to Variables. 41Constants. 41Comments. 43Literals. 44Number Literals. 45Boolean Literals. 46Character Literals. 46String Literals. 47Expressions and Operators. 48Arithmetic. 49More About Assignment. 51Incrementing and Decrementing. 52Comparisons. 53Logical Operators. 54Operator Precedence. 55String Arithmetic. 57Summary. 58Q&A. 59Quiz. 60Questions. 60Answers. 60Certification Practice. 60Exercises. 61Day 3: Working with Objects 63Creating New Objects. 64Using new. 64What new Does. 66A Note on Memory Management. 66Accessing and Setting Class and Instance Variables 67Getting Values. 67Changing Values. 68Class Variables. 69Calling Methods. 70Nesting Method Calls. 72Class Methods. 73References to Objects. 74Casting and Converting Objects and Primitive Types 76Casting Primitive Types. 77Casting Objects. 78Converting Primitive Types to Objects and Vice Versa 80Comparing Object Values and Classes. 82Comparing Objects. 82Determining the Class of an Object. 84Summary. 84Q&A. 85Quiz. 86Questions. 86Answers. 86Certification Practice. 86Exercises. 87Day 4: Lists, Logic, and Loops 89Arrays. 90Declaring Array Variables. 90Creating Array Objects. 91Accessing Array Elements. 92Changing Array Elements. 93Multidimensional Arrays. 95Block Statements. 96if Conditionals. 97switch Conditionals. 98for Loops. 104while and do Loops. 107while Loops. 107do-while Loops. 109Breaking Out of Loops. 109Labeled Loops. 110The Conditional Operator. 110Summary. 112Q&A. 112Quiz. 112Questions. 112Answers. 113Certification Practice. 113Exercises. 114Day 5: Creating Classes and Methods 115Defining Classes. 116Creating Instance and Class Variables. 116Defining Instance Variables. 116Class Variables. 117Creating Methods. 117Defining Methods. 118The this Keyword. 120Variable Scope and Method Definitions. 121Passing Arguments to Methods. 122Class Methods. 123<. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0672329433

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