Effective Java 3rd Edition

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Learning Java Learn Java Java for Programmers
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn to write computer programs in Java. An Accessible Guide to the Java Language and Libraries Explore the Java 9 Libraries and APIs in Depth The Definitive Guide to Java Platform Best Practices—Updated for Java 7, 8, and 9
Author Rogers Cadenhead Cay S. Horstmann Paul Deitel | Harvey Deitel Joshua Bloch
This book is for Non-programmers, new programmers who think they hate this stuff, and experienced programmers who want to get up to speed swiftly with Java. Programmers learning Java and Java programmers wanting to learn Java 9 features. Experienced programmers who want to learn Java. Experienced Java programmers
Learning Approach Teaches Java programming from the ground up. It introduces the concepts in English instead of jargon with step-by-step examples of working programs you will create. Spend 24 hours with this book and you'll be writing your own Java programs, confident in your ability to use the language and learn more about it. Quickly cuts to the chase, showing you what you need to know to solve a programming problem without lecturing about the superiority of one paradigm over another. It also present the information in small chunks, organized so that you can quickly retrieve it when needed. Concepts are presented in fully tested programs, complete with code walkthroughs, syntax shading, code highlighting and program outputs. It features complete Java 9 programs with lines of proven code along with software-development tips to help build robust applications. Each chapter consists of several “items,” each presented in the form of a short, stand-alone essay that provides specific advice, insight into Java platform subtleties, and updated code examples. The comprehensive descriptions and explanations for each item illuminate what to do, what not to do, and why.
About the Author(s) Rogers Cadenhead is a programmer and author. He has written more than 20 books on programming and web publishing. He also publishes the Drudge Retort and other websites that receive more than 20 million visits a year. Cay S. Horstmann is principal author of 'Core Java Volumes I and II'. He is a professor of computer science at San Jose State University and a Java Champion. Deitel & Associates, Inc., is an internationally-recognized corporate training organization. Their texts have earned recognition due to their unique and cutting edge style of teaching. Joshua Bloch is a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He was formerly the chief Java architect at Google and a distinguished engineer at Sun Microsystems. He led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform features.

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Joshua Bloch is a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He was formerly the chief Java architect at Google, a distinguished engineer at Sun Microsystems, and a senior systems designer at Transarc. He led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform features, including the JDK 5.0 language enhancements and the Java Collections Framework. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in computer science from Columbia University.

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  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional; 3rd edition (December 27, 2017)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0134685997
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0134685991
  • Item Weight : 1.5 pounds
  • Dimensions : 7.4 x 0.9 x 9 inches
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5.0 out of 5 stars This book is an essential piece of reading for any junior level engineer
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4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty good, but a basic understanding of Java is needed beforehand
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