By W. Clay Richardson, Donald Avondolio, Joe Vitale, Scot Schrager, Mark W. Mitchell, Jeff Scanlon
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: January 2005
Java continues to be the dominant language for building serverapplications, and the latest update to the Java platformJDK5boasts many new features, including a metadata facility,generics, autoboxing, and improved user interface performance.Building upon Ivor Horton's Beginning Java, this book providesinsight into these sophisticated features of JDK 5 and shows youhow to master the more advanced aspects of this evolving andcomplex language.
Beginning with an overview of the best tools and techniques fordeveloping Java applications, the expert author team then discusseshow to use Java to develop software solutions for commonchallenges. Several real-world examples provide you with awell-rounded survey of the professional Java development landscape,which will help you master both the core Java language as well asthe intricacies of JDK 5.
What you will learn from this book
When to use Java open source tools such as Ant and JUnit
Techniques to implement, save, and restore functionality toyour applications
How to interact with other language libraries using Java NativeInterface
Ways to communicate between Java components
Methods to secure and deploy your Java applications
How to produce a configurable process architecture
How to exploit common patterns in Java
Who this book is for
This book is for Java developers who are looking for anall-purpose resource, are ready for more advanced Java solutionsand language features, and need a bit of assistance when tacklingnew Java problems that may be outside their technologicalexperience.
W. Clay Richardson, Donald Avondolio, Joe Vitale, Scot Schrager, Mark W. Mitchell, Jeff Scanlon