Java All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition
By Doug Lowe
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: March 2014
Pages: 960


  • Java Basics
  • Programming Basics
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Strings, Arrays, and Collections
  • Programming Techniques
  • Swing
  • Web Programming
  • Files and Databases
  • Fun, Games, and Mobile

Everything you need to know about Java programming in one easy-to-use guide

If you’ve always wanted to program with Java, but were afraid to get started, this guide is for you! Everything you need to know to program with this popular language is included in this practical, easy-to-use guide. Java All-in-One For Dummies, 4th Edition provides updates covering Java 8 as well as expanded coverage for more advanced programmers.

  • Welcome to Java — get an overview of the Java language and its many uses, along with details on the new features of Java 8, including Lambda expressions, bulk data processing, and the new Date & Time API
  • Get object-oriented — understand what object-oriented programming is, what objects and classes are, and details on inheritance and interfaces
  • Programming threads — examine threads, create threads from the Thread class, execute threads, and more
  • Swinging into Swing — create simple Swing programs, look at labels, and dive into buttons and layouts
  • Creating applets — find out how to create an applet and test applets with the applet viewer

Open the book and find:

  • An introduction to Java
  • Basic elements of Java programs
  • An overview of object-oriented programming
  • How to use strings and related classes
  • Tips on executing and interrupting threads
  • Design tips on layout, buttons, labels, and more
  • The lowdown on lambda expressions and functional programming
  • Tricks for getting the most from the new bulk data feature
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