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Chapter 2

Language Fundamentals

Java is an object-oriented programming (OOP) language, therefore an understanding of OOP is of utmost importance. Chapter 4, “Objects and Classes” is the first lesson of OOP in this book. However, before you explore many features and techniques in OOP, make sure you study the prerequisite: basic programming concepts discussed in this chapter. The topics covered are as follows.

images  Encoding Sets. Java supports the Unicode character encoding set and program element names are not restricted to ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) characters. Text can be written using characters in practically any ...

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