Java is an easy language to learn. However, you need to master
more than the language syntax to be a professional Java programmer.
For one, object-oriented programming (OOP) skill is key to
developing robust and effective Java applications. In addition,
knowing how to use the vast collection of libraries makes
development more rapid.
This book introduces you to important programming concepts and teaches how to use the Java core libraries. It is a guide to building real-world applications, both desktop and Web-based. The coverage is the most comprehensive you can find in a beginner’s book. Here are some of the topics in this book:
- Java language syntax
- Object-oriented programming
- The Collections Framework
- Working with numbers and dates
- Error handling
- Input Output
- Database access
- Servlet and JavaServer Pages
- API documentation
- Application deployment
In addition, Java 5 new features are also discussed. They are:
- Enum type
- Static import
This book is for you if you need one written with clarity and readability in mind.