Fully updated to reflect Java SE 7 language changes, Core Java(R), Volume II--Advanced Features, Ninth Edition, is the definitive guide to Java's most powerful features for enterprise and desktop application development. Designed for serious programmers, this reliable, unbiased, no-nonsense tutorial illuminates advanced Java language and library features with thoroughly tested code examples. As in previous editions, all code is easy to understand and displays modern best-practice solutions to the realworld challenges faced by professional developers. Volume II quickly brings you up-to-speed on key Java SE 7 enhancements, ranging from the new file I/O API to improved concurrency utilities. All code examples are updated to reflect these enhancements. Complete descriptions of new language and platform features are highlighted and integrated with insightful explanations of advanced Java programming techniques. You'll learn all you need to build robust production software with Streams, files, and regular expressions XML Networking Database programming facilities JNDI/LDAP directory integration Internationalization Advanced Swing techniques JavaBeans components Web services Advanced platform security features Annotations Distributed objects Native methods, and more For detailed coverage of fundamental Java SE 7 features, including objects, classes, inheritance, interfaces, reflection, events, exceptions, graphics, Swing, generics, collections, concurrency, and debugging, look for Core Java(TM), Volume I--Fundamentals, Ninth Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-13-708189-9).