Java for Programmers (2nd Edition)

Book Description

The professional programmer’s Deitel® guide to Java™ development and the powerful Java platform

Written for programmers with a background in high-level language programming, this book applies the Deitel signature live-code approach to teaching programming and explores the Java language and Java in depth. The book presents concepts in the context of fully tested programs, complete with syntax shading, code highlighting, line-by-line code walkthroughs and program outputs. The book features 200+ complete Java programs with 18,000+ lines of proven Java code, and hundreds of tips that will help you build robust applications.

Start with an introduction to Java using an early classes and objects approach, then rapidly move on to more advanced topics, including GUI, graphics, exception handling, generics, collections, JDBC™, web-application development with JavaServer™ Faces, web services and more. You’ll enjoy the Deitels’ classic treatment of programming and the OOD/UML® ATM case study, including a complete Java implementation. When you’re finished, you’ll have everything you need to build Java applications.

Practical, example-rich coverage of:

  • Java SE 7
  • Classes, Objects, Encapsulation, Inheritance, Polymorphism, Interfaces
  • Integrated OOP Case Studies
  • Industrial-Strength, 95-Page OOD/UML® ATM Case Study
  • JavaServer™ Faces 2.0, Ajax-Enabled Web Apps, Web Services, Networking
  • JDBC™, SQL, Java DB, MySQL®
  • Threads and the Concurrency APIs
  • I/O, Types, Control Statements, Methods
  • Arrays, Generics, Collections
  • Exception Handling, Files
  • GUI, Graphics, GroupLayout, JDIC
  • Using the Debugger and the API Docs
  • Online, Three-Chapter Introduction to Android™ App Development


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Comments from Recent Editions’ Reviewers

“Introduces good design practices and methodologies right from the beginning. An excellent starting point for developing high-quality robust Java applications.”
–Simon Ritter, Oracle Corporation

“Updated to reflect the state of the art in Java technologies; its deep and crystal clear explanations make it indispensable. Excellent coverage of exception handling. A complete introduction to Java networking. Great coverage of multithreading.”
–José Antonio González Seco, Parliament of Andalusia

“Of immense value to practitioners of the object-oriented approach. Demystifies inheritance and polymorphism, and illustrates their use in getting elegant, simple and maintainable code. The OO design case study presents the object-oriented approach, from requirements to Java code.”
–Vinod Varma, Astra Infotech Private Limited

“ I wish I had this book when I was learning how to program! Good introduction to UML and the software engineering process.”
–Lance Andersen, Oracle

“You’ll be well on your way to becoming a great Java programmer with this book. The polymorphism and generic collections chapters are excellent.”
–Peter Pilgrim, Java Champion, Consultant

“The transition from design to implementation is explained powerfully–the reader can easily understand the design issues and how to implement them in Java.”
–S. Sivakumar, Astra Infotech Private Limited

“Gives programmers the benefit of the wisdom derived from many years of software development experience!”
–Edward F. Gehringer, North Carolina State University

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Introduction to Java Applications
Chapter 3 Introduction to Classes, Objects, Methods and Strings
Chapter 4 Control Statements: Part 1
Chapter 5 Control Statements: Part 2
Chapter 6 Methods: A Deeper Look
Chapter 7 Arrays and ArrayLists
Chapter 8 Classes and Objects: A Deeper Look
Chapter 9 Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance
Chapter 10 Object-Oriented Programming: Polymorphism
Chapter 11 Exception Handling: A Deeper Look
Chapter 12 ATM Case Study, Part 1: Object-Oriented Design with the UML
Chapter 13 ATM Case Study Part 2: Implementing an Object-Oriented Design
Chapter 14 GUI Components: Part 1
Chapter 15 Graphics and Java 2D
Chapter 16 Strings, Characters and Regular Expressions
Chapter 17 Files, Streams and Object Serialization
Chapter 18 Generic Collections
Chapter 19 Generic Classes and Methods
Chapter 20 Applets and Java Web Start
Chapter 21 Multimedia: Applets and Applications
Chapter 22 GUI Components: Part 2
Chapter 23 Multithreading
Chapter 24 Networking
Chapter 25 Accessing Databases with JDBC
Chapter 26 JavaServer™ FacesWeb Apps: Part 1
Chapter 27 JavaServer™ FacesWeb Apps: Part 2
Chapter 28 Web Services

Appendix A: Operator Precedence Chart
Appendix B: ASCII Character Set
Appendix C: Keywords and ReservedWords
Appendix D: Primitive Types
Appendix E: Using the Java API Documentation
Appendix F: Using the Debugger
Appendix G: Formatted Output
Appendix H: GroupLayout
Appendix I: Java Integration Components
Appendix J: UML 2: Additional Diagram Types

Book Details

  • Title: Java for Programmers (2nd Edition)
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 1168 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2011-04-28
  • ISBN-10: 0132821540
  • ISBN-13: 9780132821544
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