Ivor Horton's Beginning Java

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 31, 2011 - Computers - 1152 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

The Standard Streams
319
Summary
332
Creating and Deleting Directories and Files
346
WRITING FILES
365
Writing a File Using a Channel
385
READING FILES
415
SERIALIZING OBJECTS
451
Summary
467
Choosing Custom Colors
906
FILING AND PRINTING DOCUMENTS
913
JAVA AND XML
969
A Schema for Sketcher
998
Summary
1028
Transforming XML
1044
Summary
1074
INDEX
1085

THE COLLECTIONS FRAMEWORK
517
Collection Classes
524
Summary
563
Regular Expressions
592
Summary
616
Using Executors
647
Summary
659
Using Swing Containers
689
Summary
730
WELCOME xxix
733
Interactive Java Programs
733
Using Actions
766
Adding a Toolbar
774
DRAWING IN A WINDOW
787
Filling Shapes
817
Drawing Using the Mouse
826
EXTENDING THE GUI
845
PopUp Menus
877
INTRODUCING JAVA
1
Java Program Structure
20
PROGRAMS DATA VARIABLES AND CALCULATION
27
Storing Characters
50
LOOPS AND LOGIC
71
Summary
110
Strings
127
Mutable Strings
153
Summary
163
Using Objects
188
EXTENDING CLASSES AND INHERITANCE
221
Casting Objects
246
Designing Classes
253
EXCEPTIONS
279
Exception Objects
296
Summary
306
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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