Java 2: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition 5Rev Ed Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0070495432
ISBN-10: 0070495432
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The Most Comprehensive and Definitive Guide to Java!

Let Herb Schildt, the world's leading programming author, show you everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java applications and applets. This definitive guide contains complete details on the Java language, its class libraries, and its development environment along with hundreds of examples and expert techniques. Fully updated to cover the latest features of Java 2, v1.4, including the new I/O API, regular expressions, chained exceptions, the assert keyword, and upgrades to Java's networking classes and the Collections Framework, this comprehensive reference is a must-have for every Java programmer. And, everything is explained in the clear, uncompromising style that has made Herb Schildt the choice of millions worldwide.

  • Master the entire Java language and its core libraries
  • Build portable applets and applications
  • Fully utilize the Abstract Windows Toolkit (AWT)
  • Use layout managers effectively
  • Supercharge your programs using multithreading
  • Leverage the power of the Collections Framework
  • Apply Java's networking and imaging classes
  • Migrate code from C++ to Java
  • Explore servlets, Swing, and JavaBeans
  • Learn about Java's newest features--including the new I/O and regular expression APIs, the assert keyword, and chained exceptions

About the Author

Herb Schildt is an authority on the C and C++ languages, a master Windows programmer, and an expert on Java. His programming books have sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide and have been translated into all major foreign languages. He is the author of numerous bestsellers, including: C: The Complete Reference, C++: The Complete Reference, and the co-author of Java 2: The Complete Reference (1st Edition).

Product details

  • Paperback : 900 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0070495432
  • ISBN-10 : 0070495432
  • Item Weight : 3.2 pounds
  • Product Dimensions : 7.25 x 2.5 x 9 inches
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 5Rev Ed Edition (August 13, 2002)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 0072224207
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 79 ratings