Java The Complete Reference, 8th Edition

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Mcgraw-hill, Jun 22, 2011 - Computers - 1152 pages
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The Definitive Java Programming Guide

In Java: The Complete Reference, Eighth Edition, bestselling programming author Herb Schildt shows you everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7), this comprehensive volume covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles. You'll also find information on key elements of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are examined and real-world examples demonstrate Java in action. In addition, new Java SE 7 features such as try-with-resources, strings in switch, type inference with the diamond operator, NIO.2, and the Fork/Join Framework are discussed in detail.

Coverage includes:

  • Data types and operators
  • Control statements
  • Classes and objects
  • Constructors and methods
  • Method overloading and overriding
  • Interfaces and packages
  • Inheritance
  • Exception handling
  • Generics
  • Autoboxing
  • Enumerations
  • Annotations
  • The try-with-resources statement
  • Varargs
  • Multithreading
  • The I/O classes
  • Networking
  • The Collections Framework
  • Applets and servlets
  • JavaBeans
  • AWT and Swing
  • The Concurrent API
  • Much, much more

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Comprehensive, and complete!

User Review  - Pranjal Nadhani - Flipkart

I am a newbie to Java, but an old player in the field of programming. This book proved very helpful for me with the essential concepts. It also contains notes on sections where you might get confused. Its a must-buy if you're interested to learn something about Java, or are a college student! Read full review

excellent book.....

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About the author (2011)

Herb Schildt is the worldAnd's leading programming author, whose books have sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide. His acclaimed books include C++: The Complete Reference, C#: The Complete Reference, and many others.

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