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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User Review  - Osan Kumar Singh - Flipkart

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Whether you're a noob or an expert, this book will serve you well!

User Review  - Neeraj Chavan - Flipkart

Go for it, if you want to be godmode in Java programming rather than being an amateur! It covers everything right from the basics to the professional level Java programming! :) Read full review

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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