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Java For Dummies
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The top-selling beginning Java book is now fully updated!

As an unstoppably platform-independent, object-oriented programming language, Java is used for developing web and mobile applications. In this up-to-date bestselling book, veteran author Barry Burd shows you how to create basic Java objects and clearly explains when you should simply reuse existing code.

  • Explores how the new version of Java offers more robust functionality and new features such as closures to keep Java competitive with more syntax-friendly languages like Python and Ruby
  • Covers object-oriented programming basics with Java, code reuse, the essentials of creating a Java program using the new JDK 7, creating basic Java objects, and new Eclipse features
  • Features a companion website that offers all code from the book and bonus chapters

    Java For Dummies, 6th Edition gets you started with creating Java applications quickly and easily.

    The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

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  • Explores how the new version of Java offers more robust functionality and new features such as closures to keep Java competitive with more syntax-friendly languages like Python and Ruby
  • Covers object-oriented programming basics with Java, code reuse, the essentials of creating a Java program using the new JDK 7, creating basic Java objects, and new Eclipse features
  • Features a companion website that offers all code from the book and bonus chapters

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  • Explores how the new version of Java offers more robust functionality and new features such as closures to keep Java competitive with more syntax-friendly languages like Python and Ruby
  • Covers object-oriented programming basics with Java, code reuse, the essentials of creating a Java program using the new JDK 7, creating basic Java objects, and new Eclipse features
  • Features a companion website that offers all code from the book and bonus chapters

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    The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

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    Introduction  1

    Part I: Getting Started with Java  7

    Chapter 1: All about Java 9

    Chapter 2: All about Software 21

    Chapter 3: Using the Basic Building Blocks 37

    Part II: Writing Your Own Java Programs  59

    Chapter 4: Making the Most of Variables and Their Values 61

    Chapter 5: Controlling Program Flow with Decision-Making Statements 91

    Chapter 6: Controlling Program Flow with Loops 121

    Part III: Working with the Big Picture: Object-Oriented Programming  137

    Chapter 7: Thinking in Terms of Classes and Objects 139

    Chapter 8: Saving T ime and Money: Reusing Existing Code 165

    Chapter 9: Constructing New Objects 193

    Part IV: Savvy Java Techniques  215

    Chapter 10: Putting Variables and Methods Where They Belong 217

    Chapter 11: Using Arrays to Juggle Values 245

    Chapter 12: Using Collections and Streams (When Arrays Aren’t Good Enough) 271

    Chapter 13: Looking Good When Things Take Unexpected Turns 299

    Chapter 14: Sharing Names among the Parts of a Java Program 327

    Chapter 15: Responding to Keystrokes and Mouse Clicks 349

    Chapter 16: Writing Java Applets 367

    Chapter 17: Using Java Database Connectivity 377

    Part V: The Part of Tens  385

    Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Avoid Mistakes 387

    Chapter 19: Ten Websites for Java 393

    Index  395