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Java™ Application Development on Linux® by Michael Schwarz, Carl Albing

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Chapter 3. An Experienced Programmer’s Introduction to Java

Here the reader is rapidly acquainted with the manner in which Java implements the OO (Object-Oriented) concepts. The language’s statements are unceremoniously presented. Much deference is paid to other texts in print and on the Web, since this is well traveled ground. We then present a simple sample Java application that will be used throughout the rest of this introductory part as an example that can be easily built in all of the Java environments available for Linux.

What You Will Learn

  • Java syntax and semantics for the familiar (to an experienced programmer) programming constructs.

  • How Java implements the OO: buzzwords of inheritance, encapsulation, and polymorphism.

  • How Java deals with ...

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