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Do you know how to harness the exciting power of object-orientedprogramming? Focusing on the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition(J2SE™), this revolutionary book and companion onlinepresentation take you through 19 one-hour lessons that teach youhow to use Java APIs, design a GUI program, and create applets inno time. Youll quickly gain all the skills that are criticalto any Java application!
Explore Java fundamentals such as keywords, the built-in datatypes, strings, and references
Learn how to think like an object-oriented programmer
Write, compile, and execute a Java program using the J2SEStandard Developer Kit
Progress through important Java concepts like exceptionhandling, interfaces, collections, packages and the javadoctool
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Perform database programming using JDBC and network programmingusing secure sockets and datagram packets
Write multi-threaded Java applications
Understand and develop software components following theJavaBeans specification
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