The Java Tutorial: Object-oriented Programming for the Internet

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Addison Wesley, 1996 - Internet - 831 pages
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Follow you own path to expertise with this self-guided tour for the Java programming language. Written by two members of the JavaSoft team at Sun, the book employs a hands-on interactive approach to teaching Java basics, object-oriented concepts, applet programming and everything else you need to know to become a proficient Java programmer. Through plentiful examples and skill-building exercises, The Java Tutorial introduces you to fundamental concepts and applications. Designed so that you can customize your own path through the specific information you need to learn, the book explains the nuts and bolts of the language, applet construction, and the core Java classes. You will also learn about more advanced topics such as creating a user interface with Java, threads programming, working with Java's networking and security capabilities, and adding non-Java libraries to Java applications. The accompanying CD-ROM contains the tutorial and all its code samples, the Java Developers Kit (JDK), and code for all the winning applets in the Java International Programming Contest as well as developer tools from MetroWerks, SunSoft, Symantec, and others.

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Contents

Trail Map xv
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The Hello World Application 3
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Writing Java Programs
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Mary Campione was formerly a senior technical writer at Sun Microsystems, where she started writing about the Java platform in 1995. Mary graduated from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, with a B.S. in Computer Science and has worked as both a technical writer and programmer. Kathy Walrath is a senior technical writer on the Swing team at Sun Microsystems. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kathy wrote extensively about Unix, Mach, and NextStep. Since 1993, Kathy has been writing specifications and how-to guides for the Java platform.

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