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Java™ for Programmers: Deitel Developer Series, Second Edition by Harvey Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc., Paul Deitel - Deitel & Associates, Inc.

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Chapter 1. Introduction

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.

John F. Kennedy

Good design is good business.

Thomas J. Watson, Founder of IBM

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Anne Frank

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll learn:

• Exciting recent developments in the computer field.

• Basic object-technology concepts.

• A typical Java program-development environment.

• To test-drive a Java application.

• Some key recent software technologies.

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Introduction to Object Technology

1.3 Open Source Software

1.4 Java and a Typical Java Development Environment

1.5 Test-Driving a Java Application

1.6 Web 2.0: Going Social

1.7 Software Technologies ...

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