Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours (Covering Java 7 and Android), 6th Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours (Covering Java 7 and Android), 6th Edition
  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Sams; 6th edition (October 31, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672335751
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672335754
eBook Description:

Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours (Covering Java 7 and Android), 6th Edition

In arenas ranging from enterprise development to Android app programming, Java remains one of the world’s most popular programming languages. Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours (Covering Java 7 and Android), 6th Edition helps Java beginners gain true mastery over the new Java 7. In this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on everything that’s come before, helping you learn Java’s core features and techniques from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book offers a practical grounding in the language, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. This new edition adds coverage of Java 7 and Android. This coverage includes a new chapter on writing Android apps, as well as additional material on Android and Java 7 throughout the book. This edition’s examples have been extensively refreshed and updated, with more visual examples and diagrams. And in addition to the new Android chapter, the book also includes an additional new chapter on creating Java 2D graphics with XRender.

In arenas ranging from enterprise development to Android app programming, Java remains one of the world’s most popular programming languages. Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours (Covering Java 7 and Android), 6th Edition helps Java beginners gain true mastery over the new Java 7. In this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on everything that’s come before, helping you learn Java’s core features and techniques from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book offers a practical grounding in the language, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. This new edition adds coverage of Java 7 and Android.

This coverage includes a new chapter on writing Android apps, as well as additional material on Android and Java 7 throughout the book. This edition’s examples have been extensively refreshed and updated, with more visual examples and diagrams. And in addition to the new Android chapter, the book also includes an additional new chapter on creating Java 2D graphics with XRender.

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to create Java applications with the free NetBeans visual editing tools.

Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, popular author Rogers Cadenhead helps you master the skills and technology you need to create desktop and web programs, web services, and even an Android app in Java.

Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success.

Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions visually show you how to program with Java.

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.

Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide related information, advice, and warnings.

Learn how to…

  • Set up your Java programming environment
  • Write your first working program in just minutes
  • Control program decisions and behavior
  • Store and work with information
  • Build straightforward user interfaces
  • Create interactive web programs
  • Use threading to build more responsive programs
  • Read and write files and XML data
  • Master best practices for object-oriented programming
  • Create flexible, interoperable web services with JAX-WS
  • Use Java to create an Android app

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In arenas ranging from enterprise development to Android app programming, Java remains one of the world’s most popular programming languages. Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours (Covering Java 7 and Android), 6th Edition helps Java beginners gain true mastery over the new Java 7. In this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on everything that’s come before, helping you learn Java’s core features and techniques from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book offers a practical grounding in the language, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. This new edition adds coverage of Java 7 and Android. This coverage includes a new chapter on writing Android apps, as well as additional material on Android and Java 7 throughout the book. This edition’s examples have been extensively refreshed and updated, with more visual examples and diagrams. And in addition to the new Android chapter, the book also includes an additional new chapter on creating Java 2D graphics with XRender.

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