From the Back Cover
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn how to create Java applications with the free NetBeans visual editing tools.
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, and even a browser game in Java. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a solid understanding of the basic concepts and terminology.
- 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
- Build a browser-based game from start to finish
- Read and write files and XML data
- Master best practices for object-oriented programming
- Create flexible, interoperable web services with JAX-WS
- Integrate graphics into your applications
About the Author
Rogers Cadenhead is a writer, computer programmer, and web developer who has written 21 books on Internet-related topics, including Sams Teach Yourself Java 6 in 21 Days. He maintains the Drudge Retort and other websites that receive more than seven million visits a year. This book’s official website is www.java24hours.com.