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Just Java™ 2, Fifth Edition by Peter van der Linden

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Chapter 3. Explanation of a Sample Program

Explanation of a Sample Program

Ever since The C Programming Language (Brian Kernighan and Dennis Ritchie, Prentice Hall) was published in 1978, writers of programming textbooks have been using the “Hello World” program as an introductory example. Programmers deserve a bit of innovation. Java is the first popular language to support graphics, networking, multimedia, multithreaded code, and software portability. Surely we can do a bit better than a first example that ...

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