Java 2: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition

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September 3, 2002


Electronic book text, 1184 pages


007222858X / 9780072228588

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Main description

This book is the most complete and up-to-date resource on Java from programming guru, Herb Schildt -- a must-have desk reference for every Java programmer.

Table of contents

Part I: The Java Language 1: The Genesis of Java 2: An Overview of Java 3: Data Types, Variables, and Arrays 4: Operators 5: Control Statements 6: Introducing Classes 7: A Closer Look at Methods and Classes 8: Inheritance 9: Packages and Interfaces 10: Exception Handling 11: Multithreaded Programming 12: I/O, Applets, and Other Topics Part II: The Java Library 13: String Handling 14: Exploring java.lang 15: java.util Part 1: The Collections Framework 16: java.util Part 2: More Utility Classes 17: Input/Output: Exploring 18: Networking 19: The Applet Class 20: Event Handling 21: Introducing the AWT: Working with Windows, Graphics, and Text 22: Using AWT Controls, Layout Managers, and Menus 23: Images 24: New I/O, Regular Expressions, and Other Packages Part III: Software Development Using Java 25: Java Beans 26: A Tour of Swing 27: Servlets 28: Migrating from C++ to Java Part IV: Applying Java 29: The DynamicBillboard Applet 30: ImageMenu: An Image-Based Web Menu 31: The Lavatron Applet: A Sports Arena Display 32: Scrabblet: A Multiplayer Word Game Appendix A: Using Java's Documentation Comments

Author comments

Herb Schildt is an authority on the C and C++ languages, a master Windows programmer, and an expert on Java. His programming books have sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages. He is the author of numerous bestsellers, including: C: The Complete Reference, C++: The Complete Reference, and the co-author of Java 2: The Complete Reference (1st Edition).

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The Most Comprehensive and Definitive Guide to Java!

Let Herb Schildt, the world's leading programming author, show you everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java applications and applets. This definitive guide contains complete details on the Java language, its class libraries, and its development environment along with hundreds of examples and expert techniques. Fully updated to cover the latest features of Java 2, v1.4, including the new I/O API, regular expressions, chained exceptions, the assert keyword, and upgrades to Java's networking classes and the Collections Framework, this comprehensive reference is a must-have for every Java programmer. And, everything is explained in the clear, uncompromising style that has made Herb Schildt the choice of millions worldwide.

  • Master the entire Java language and its core libraries
  • Build portable applets and applications
  • Fully utilize the Abstract Windows Toolkit (AWT)
  • Use layout managers effectively
  • Supercharge your programs using multithreading
  • Leverage the power of the Collections Framework
  • Apply Java's networking and imaging classes
  • Migrate code from C++ to Java
  • Explore servlets, Swing, and JavaBeans
  • Learn about Java's newest features--including the new I/O and regular expression APIs, the assert keyword, and chained exceptions

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