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Sams Teach Yourself Java 2 in 21 Days

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ISBN-10: 0672319586

ISBN-13: 9780672319587

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Laura Lemay, Rogers Cadenhead

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Providing step-by-step lessons for Java 2, this work includes updated coverage of Java Foundation Classes, Java 2D Classes, JavaBeans, the new security model and much more.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Sams
Publication date: 9/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.32" wide x 9.06" long x 1.38" tall
Weight: 2.420
Language: English

Introduction
Java's Fundamental Concepts
21st Century Java
Exploring Java 2
Why to Choose Java
Diving into Java Programming
Your First Java Program
Summary
QandA
Quiz
Exercises
Object-Oriented Programming
Thinking in Terms of Objects
Objects and Classes
Attributes and Behavior
Organizing Classes and Class Behavior
Summary
QandA
Quiz
Exercises
The ABCs of Java
Statements and Expressions
Variables and Data Types
Comments
Literals
Expressions and Operators
String Arithmetic
Summary
QandA
Quiz
Exercises
Working with Objects
Creating New Objects
Accessing and Setting Class and Instance Variables
Calling Methods
References to Objects
Casting and Converting Objects and Primitive Types
Comparing Object Values and Classes
Summary
QandA
Quiz
Exercises
Lists, Logic, and Loops
Arrays
Block Statements
if Conditionals
switch Conditionals
for Loops
While and do Loops
Breaking Out of Loops
Summary
QandA
Quiz
Exercises
Creating Classes and Methods
Defining Classes
Creating Instance and Class Variables
Creating Methods
Creating Java Applications
Java Applications and Command-Line Arguments
Creating Methods with the Same Name, Different Arguments
Constructor Methods
Overriding Methods
Finalizer Methods
Summary
QandA
Quiz
Exercises
Writing Java Applets
How Applets and Applications Are Different
Applet Security Restrictions
Creating Applets
Including an Applet on a Web Page
More About the [APPLET] Tag
Java Archives
Passing Parameters to Applets
Developing Java 2 Applets
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Swing and Other Visual Java Programming
Working with Swing
Creating an Application
Working with Components
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Building a Swing Interface
Swing Features
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Arranging Components on a User Interface
Basic Interface Layout
Mixing Layout Managers
Card Layout
Grid Bag Layout
Cell Padding and Insets
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Responding to User Input
Event Listeners
Working with Methods
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Color, Fonts, and Graphics
Graphics Classes
Creating a Drawing Surface
Drawing and Filling
Text and Fonts
Color
Advanced Graphics Operations Using Java2D
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Threads and Animation
Creating Animation in Java
Retrieving and Using Images
Creating Animation Using Images
Summary
QandA
Exercises
JavaSound
Retrieving and Using Sounds
JavaSound
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Java's Advanced Features
Packages, Interfaces, and Other Class Features
Modifiers
Static Variables and Methods
Final Classes, Methods, and Variables
Abstract Classes and Methods
Packages
Using Packages
Creating Your Own Packages
Interfaces
Creating and Extending Interfaces
Inner Classes
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Error Handling and Security
Exceptions, the Old and Confusing Way
Java Exceptions
Managing Exceptions
Declaring Methods That Might Throw Exceptions
Creating and Throwing Your Own Exceptions
When and When Not to Use Exceptions
Using Digital Signatures to Identify Applets
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Handling Data Through Java Streams
Introduction to Streams
Byte Streams
Filtering a Stream
Character Streams
Files and Filename Filters
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Object Serialization and Reflection
Object Serialization
Inspecting Classes and Methods with Reflection
Remote Method Invocation
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Communicating Across the Internet
Networking in Java
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Working with JavaBeans
Reusable Software Components
Development Tools
Working with JavaBeans
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Java Database Connectivity and Data Structures
Java Database Connectivity
Data Structures
Java Data Structures
Summary
QandA
Exercises
Appendixes
Configuring the Software Development Kit
Using a Command-Line Interface
Configuring the Software Development Kit
UNIX Configuration
Using a Text Editor with the Software Development Kit
Choosing a Text Editor
Creating a File Association in Windows
The Software Development Kit
An Overview of the SDK
The java Interpreter
The javac Compiler
The appletviewer Browser
The javadoc Documentation Tool
The jdb Debugger
Using System Properties
Summary
QandA
Index