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Android Apps for Absolute Beginners by Wallace Jackson

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Chapter     5

Introduction to Java: Objects, Methods, Classes, and Interfaces

The programming language used for developing your Android applications is Oracle’s Java SE, which was created by Sun Microsystems and acquired by Oracle. As you learned in Chapter 1, Java SE stands for Java Standard Edition, though many programmers shorten this to just “Java” to refer to this programming language.

Java is what is called an object-oriented programming (OOP) language, which you are going to learn all about during this chapter. It is important to note that all of these Java programming concepts, components, and constructs that you will be learning during this “Java Primer” chapter will apply equally well to both the 32-bit Android 4.4 OS as well as to ...

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