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 7
  • Introduces you to a host of new features for both novices and experienced programmers
  • Covers the basics as well as new language extensions and classes and class methods
  • Guides you through the Swing Application Framework for creating Swing apps
  • Uses 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
Programs Data Variables and Calculation
Bitwise Operations Variables witha Fixed Set of Integer Values
Arrays and Strings
Defining Classes
Constructors
Recursion
Extending Classesand Inheritance
Writing Files
Reading Files File Read Operations Reading aFile Usinga Channel Copying Files Random Accessto a File
Serializing Objects
GenericClass Types
TheCollections Framework Understandingthe Collections Framework
A Collection of Useful Classes
Drawing ina Window
Extending the

Interfaces
Exceptions
Understanding Streams
Accessing Files and Directories
FilingandPrinting Documents Serializing theSketch Basic Infrastructure for Saving Sketches
Java andXML XML
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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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