Java The Complete Reference 8th  Edition
    Java The Complete Reference 8th Edition (English, Paperback, Herb Schildt)

    Java The Complete Reference 8th Edition  (English, Paperback, Herb Schildt)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Mcgraw Hill Education
    • ISBN: 9781259002465, 1259002462
    • Edition: 8th Edition, 2011
    • Pages: 1152
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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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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2011
    • 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.
    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
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    Good book for beginners

    Short and simple examples
    Extensive coverage of all topics including JDK7
    Easy to understand language

    Too much coverage of AWT and less of Swing
    Great for a beginners book, but for professional understanding, need something like Horstmann's Core Java. Although a beginner cannot directly understand Horstmann's Core Java

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    2 Feb, 2012

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    This Book is awesome

    If you are a novice programmer or a pro..this book will entertain your every need, certainly IT IS A COMPLETE REFERENCE.

    Java is best learned when you have pre knowledge of C/C++ and I would always recommend anyone to learn C/C++ first before diving into Java, and that's what this book keeps in mind. It mostly compares topics to C/C++ concepts to better learning and make your learning speed faster than ever.
    Everything is well organised and written in professional but easy language with no...

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    2 Jul, 2013

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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 t...


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    25 Jun, 2012

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    Its very helpful for beginner's. If u follow this book thoroughly u will become a master of java for need to think of other reference if u have this.

    ramesh gupta

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    15 Mar, 2014

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    Awesome book

    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. Youâ??ll also find information on key elements of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are examined and real...


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    14 Mar, 2012

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    Excellent Book for Everyone

    Whether you are a novice or a master in Java technology, this book is for everyone. It starts with the basics and explains them very well. The content is simple to understand with lots of examples from real world that will help you relate and get hold of the language in no time.

    I deeply recommend this to anyone who wants to jump into Java. Go for it friends !

    Prasad Chavan

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    19 Mar, 2014

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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.

    And as for the delivery, FK was lightning fast. Item got delivered in 24hours which I did not expect. Great packing and you get that new book...


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    3 Feb, 2014

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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

    Nelson Pereira

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    12 Oct, 2013

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    Precise ,Complete and Amazing

    Very good book,everything a beginner needs to start with in java and become a professional programmer. The content flow is amazing,no question is left unanswered and the you get to learn things you didn't know in the first place. Highly recommended book.And of-course Flipkart awesome service,always amazing to shop from flipkart.

    Manish Sharma

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    30 Jul, 2012

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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.

    Also lot of examples has been given to use that particular point in practical era.So READ IT AND DO IT approach.

    Also flipkart had provided best price with best packaging so it came with no damage.

    Really nice book.Every Java Aspirant should use this.

    jugal thakkar

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    18 Jul, 2012

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