Ivor Horton's Beginning Java (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 31, 2011 - Computers - 1150 pages
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Find out why thousands have turned to Ivor Horton for learning Java

Ivor Horton's approach is teaching Java is so effective and popular that he is one of the leading authors of introductory programming tutorials, with over 160,000 copies of his Java books sold. In this latest edition, whether you're a beginner or an experienced programmer switching to Java, you'll learn how to build real-world Java applications using Java SE 7. The author thoroughly covers the basics as well as new features such as extensions and classes; extended coverage of the Swing Application Framework; and he does it all in his unique, highly accessible style that beginners love.Provides a thorough introduction to the latest version of the Java programming language, Java SE 7Introduces you to a host of new features for both novices and experienced programmersCovers the basics as well as new language extensions and classes and class methodsGuides you through the Swing Application Framework for creating Swing appsUses numerous step-by-step programming examples to guide you through the development process

There's no better way to get thoroughly up to speed on the latest version of Java than with Ivor Horton's latest, comprehensive guide.

  

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Contents

INTRODUCING JAVA
1
PROGRAMS DATA VARIABLES AND CALCULATION
27
LOOPS AND LOGIC
71
ARRAYS AND STRINGS
113
xiv
152
DEFINING CLASSES
165
EXTENDING CLASSES AND INHERITANCE
221
EXCEPTIONS
279
THREADS
619
CREATING WINDOWS
661
HANDLING EVENTS
733
Adding a Toolbar
774
DRAWING IN A WINDOW
787
xvi
839
EXTENDING THE GUI
845
FILING AND PRINTING DOCUMENTS
913

UNDERSTANDING STREAMS
309
ACCESSING FILES AND DIRECTORIES
335
WRITING FILES
365
xviii
373
READING FILES
415
GENERIC CLASS TYPES
469
THE COLLECTIONS FRAMEWORK
517
A COLLECTION OF USEFUL CLASSES
565
JAVA AND XML
969
xxvi
992
CREATING AND MODIFYING XML DOCUMENTS
1031
KEYWORDS
1077
xii
1081
INDEX
1085
Copyright

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Ivor Horton is one of the preeminent authors of tutorials on the Java, C, and C++ programming languages. He is widely known for the tutorial style of his books, which provide step-by-step guidance easily understood even by first-time programmers. Horton is also a systems consultant in private practice.

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