Java Pocket Guide

ISBN-10: 0596514190

ISBN-13: 9780596514198

Edition: 2008

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How many times have you reached an impasse while writing code because you couldn't remember how something in Java worked? This new pocket guide is designed to keep you moving. Concise, convenient and easy to use, the Java Pocket Guide gives you Java stripped down to its bare essentials -- in fact, it's the only book on Java that you can actually fit in your pocket. Written by Robert and Patricia Liguori, senior software and lead information engineers for Java-based air traffic management and simulation environments, Java Pocket Guide contains everything you really need to know about Java, particularly everything you need to remember. The book pays special attention to the new areas in Java 5 and 6, such as generics and annotations. Why do you need the Java Pocket Guide ? It's the only CliffsNotes-style guide to Java available Lets you find important things quickly without consulting 1000-page tutorials Includes many command-line options Organized for quick and easy use on the job If you're looking to learn some aspect of Java, this is not your book. Java Pocket Guide is for the experienced Java programmers among you who need quick reminders to jog your memory on how something in the language works. Simply put, this pocket guide offers practical help for practicing developers.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 194
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Robert Liguori is a Senior Software Engineer and has been developing, maintaining and testing air traffic management systems since 1996. He is currently the lead developer for several Java based air traffic management applications. Mr. Liguori has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Information Technology from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and is a Sun Certified Java Professional. Mr. Liguori is also the President of the Atlantic City Java User Group.

Java Pocket Guide
Book Structure
Font Conventions
Comments and Questions
Authors Safari-� Books Online
Naming Conventions
Class Names
Interface Names
Method Names
Instance and Static Variable Names
Parameter and Local Variables Names
Generic Type Parameter Names
Constant Names
Enumeration Names
Package Names
Lexical Elements
Unicode and ASCII
Escape Sequences
Unicode Currency Symbols
Fundamental Types
rimitive Types
iterals for Primitive Types
loating-Point Entities
umeric Promotion of Primitive Types
rapper Classes
utoboxing and Unboxing
Reference Types
Comparing Reference Types to Primitive Types
Default Values
Conversion of Reference Types
Converting Between Primitives and Reference Types
Passing Reference Types into Methods
Comparing Reference Types
Copying Reference Types
Memory Allocation and Garbage Collection of Reference Types
Object-Oriented Programming
Classes and Objects
Variable Length Argument Lists
Abstract Classes and Abstract Methods
Static Data Members, Static Methods, and Static Constants
Annotations Types
Statements and Blocks
Expression Statements
Empty Statement
Conditional Statements
Iteration Statements
Transfer of Control
Synchronized Statement
Assert Statement
Exception Handling Statements
Exception Handling
The Exception Hierarchy
Checked/Unchecked Exceptions and Errors
Common Checked/Unchecked Exceptions and Errors
Exception Handling Keywords
The Exception Handling Process
Defining Your Own Exception Class
Printing Information About Exceptions
Java Modifiers
Access Modifiers
Other (Non-Access) Modifiers
Java Platform, SE
Common Java SE API Libraries
Development Basics
Java Runtime Environment
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