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Java: The Complete Reference provides a comprehensive coverage of the Java programming language for beginners and professionals in the subject.

Summary Of The Book

Java is a widely used language in the computer industry. Its importance and influence is strongly felt as it’s still the first and best choice when it comes to writing programs for developing web-based applications. It’s used not only across PCs and laptops, but also in smartphones. Android programming, for instance, uses Java.

This edition of Java: The Complete Reference comes about as a result of the language’s dynamic nature. Java regularly undergoes change and upgradation, primarily for the purpose of keeping up with the new and ever-changing demands of the computing world. The release of this new edition reflects this dynamism.

The book has a large intended audience, catering to the needs of both the inexperienced and professional programmers. The fundamental aspects of Java are covered in sufficient detail so that the beginner doesn’t get lost in the subject matter. And at the same time, the professional is provided with a coverage of the more advanced features of Java.

Java: The Complete Reference is a handy manual that contains the fundamental programming principles, keywords, and syntax generally used when writing programs based on Java. It consists of four parts, and in each part a different area of the subject is emphasized. There are thirty four chapters in all, some of the chapters being An Overview of Java, The History and Evolution of Java, Introducing Classes, Data Types, Variables, and Arrays, String Handling, Networking, Exploring NIO, Introducing the AWT: Working with Windows, Graphics, and Text, Java Beans, Servlets, and Financial Applets and Servlets.

About Herbert Schildt

Herbert Schildt is a programmer, musician, and an author.

He is the author of C# 3.0: A Beginner’s Guide, C# 4.0: The Complete Reference, Teach Yourself C++, Java Fundamentals, The Complete Reference C++, Java Programming: A Comprehensive Introduction, and Swing: A Beginner’s Guide.

Herbert exhibits a clear style of writing in his books, some of which have gone on to feature on several bestseller lists.

Herbert Schildt is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been a member of important committees, such as the ANSI committee, and during important times such as when the C and C++ languages were standardized in 1989 and 1998 respectively. When not studying and writing about computer languages, Herbert Schildt plays the keyboard for a progressive rock band called Starcastle.

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Table of Contents

Part I The Java Language
1 The History and Evolution of Java
2 An Overview of Java
3 Data Types, Variables, and Arrays
4 Operators
5 Control Statements
6 Introducing Classes
7 A Closer Look at Methods and Classes
8 Inheritance
9 Packages and Interfaces
10 Exception Handling
11 Multithreaded Programming
12 Enumerations, Autoboxing, and Annotations (Metadata)
13 I/O, Applets, and Other Topics
14 Generics
Part II The Java Library
15 String Handling
16 Exploring java.lang
17 java.util Part 1: The Collections Framework
18 java.util Part 2: More Utility Classes
19 Input/Output: Exploring java.io
20 Exploring NIO
21 Networking
22 The Applet Class
23 Event Handling
24 Introducing the AWT: Working with Windows, Graphics, and Text
25 Using AWT Controls, Layout Managers, and Menus
26 Images
27 The Concurrency Utilities
28 Regular Expressions and Other Packages
Part III Software Development Using Java
29 Java Beans
30 Introducing Swing
31 Exploring Swing
32 Servlets
Part IV Applying Java
33 Financial Applets and Servlets
34 Creating a Download Manager in Java
Appendix Using Java’s Documentation Comments

Specifications of Java The Complete Reference (English) 8th Edition (Paperback)

University Books Details
Specialization Computer Science Engineering,Computer Science Engineering,Electronics and Communication Engineering,Computer Science Engineering,Electronics and Communication Engineering,B.Sc(Computer Science),Computer Science Engineering
Term 6th Semester
Book Details
Publisher Mcgraw Hill Education
ISBN-10 1259002462
Edition 8th Edition
Number of Pages 1152 Pages
Publication Year 2011
Language English
ISBN-13 9781259002465
Binding Paperback
Territorial Rights India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sir Lanka
Contributors
Authored By Herb Schildt
Author Info Herb Schildt (Mahomet, IL) is the worlds leading programming author, with more than 3.5 million books sold worldwide. His acclaimed books include Java: The Complete Reference, C++: The Complete Reference and C#: The Complete Reference.
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In Java: The Complete Reference, Eighth Edition, bestselling programming author Herb Schildt shows you everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7), this comprehensive volume covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles. You’ll also find information on key elements of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are examined and real-world examples demonstrate Java in action. In addition, new Java SE 7 features such as try-with-resour
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One of the best books on Java.

Whether it's core or advanced Java you're interested in this is the book to buy. The language is simple, user-friendly and very easy to grasp. You will find this book very helpful if you already have hands-on knowledge of the OOPS concept of programming. If your looking to delve into the world of java, this is the book I'd recommend you to start with.

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This book is good but too much in detail. Recommended only if you want to make a career in java. Else go in for books by balagurswami and tushar sambare. Those books are much simpler to understand. The level of COMPLETE REFERENCE is very high but if you are really interested in knowing everything about swings and stuff, it is the best buy
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Java: The Complete Reference by Herbert Schildt

The book was purchased based on the quality of instruction in some his other books like C: The Complete Reference, for instance. The author has a very sound pedagogical and practical approach to the teaching of programming. The attraction of the present book is that he excels himself in presenting the power of this versatile language to a developer. Though the present book is aimed at the beginning and the Intermediate programmer, it is certain that one could develop the necessary expertise to graduate into a fine one if the learning is done through this. Before purchsing this book I had read
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Awesome Book to learn

I am personally recommend this because i have used this to learn java really it is a nice reference book to learn and get the fundamental for java programming and really in clear language.

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