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Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours (Covering Java 9), Web Edition
(Other, 8th edition)
Computer programming with Java is easier than it looks. In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn to write computer programs in Java. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, popular author Rogers Cadenhead helps you master the skills and technology you need to... create desktop and web programs, web services, an Android app, and even Minecraft mods in Java. Each lesson builds on what you've already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions visually show you how to program with Java. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide related information, advice, and warnings. Learn how to... * Set up your Java programming environment * Write your first working program in just minutes * Control program decisions and behavior * Store and work with information * Build straightforward user interfaces * Create interactive web programs * Use threading to build more responsive programs * Read and write files and XML data * Master best practices for object-oriented programming * Use Java 9's new HTTP client * Use Java to create an Android app * Expand your skills with closures * Create Minecraft mods with Java Purchase of Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours in any format includes free access to the online Web Edition, which provides several special features to help you learn: The complete text of the book online Updates and corrections as they become available This Web Edition can be viewed on all types of computers and mobile devices with any modern web browser that supports HTML5. (Web Editions cannot be viewed on an eReader. To view on an eReader, please purchase an eBook.) Contents at a Glance Part I Getting Started 1 Becoming a Programmer 2 Writing Your First Program 3 Vacationing in Java 4 Understanding How Java Programs Work Part II Learning the Basics of Programming 5 Storing and Changing Information in a Program 6 Using Strings to Communicate 7 Using Conditional Tests to Make Decisions 8 Repeating an Action with Loops Part III Working with Information in New Ways 9 Storing Information with Arrays 10 Creating Your First Object 11 Describing What Your Object is Like 12 Making the Most of Existing Objects Part IV Moving into Advanced Topics 13 Storing Objects in Data Structures 14 Handling Errors in a Program 15 Creating a Threaded Program 16 Using Inner Classes and Closures Part V Programming a Graphical User Interface 17 Building a Simple User Interface in Swing 18 Laying Out a User Interface 19 Responding to User Input Part VI Writing Internet Applications 20 Reading and Writing Files 21 Using Java 9's New HTTP Client 22 Creating Java2D Graphics 23 Creating Minecraft Mods with Java 24 Writing Android Apps Appendixes A Using the NetBeans Integrated Development Environment B Where to Go from Here Java Resources C This Book's Web Site D Fixing a Problem with the Android Studio Emulator
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