Java For Dummies by Barry Burd

By Barry Burd

Start construction strong courses with Java 6—fast!

Get an summary of Java 6 and start development your personal programs
Even if you're new to Java programming—or to programming in general—you can wake up and operating in this wildly well known language in a rush. This booklet makes it effortless! From the right way to set up and run Java to figuring out sessions and items and juggling values with arrays and collections, you'll get in control at the new positive factors of Java 6 in no time.

Discover how to
* Use object-oriented programming
* paintings with the adjustments in Java 6 and JDK 6
* store time through reusing code
* combine Java and Javascript with the recent scripting tools
* Troubleshoot code difficulties and fasten insects

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I know. ) ߜ November 2000: The College Board announces that, starting in the year 2003, the Computer Science Advanced Placement exams will be based on Java. Wanna know what that snot-nosed kid living down the street is learning in high school? You guessed it — Java. ߜ 2002: Microsoft introduces a new language named C#. Many of the C# language features come directly from features in Java. com/sm) reports that the demand for Java programmers tops the demand for C++ programmers by 42 percent. And there’s more!

The actual house object has gray siding. ” The actual house object has Louis XIV kitchen cabinets. The analogy doesn’t end with lists of characteristics. Another important parallel exists between blueprints and classes. A year after you create the blueprint, you use it to build ten houses. It’s the same with classes and objects. First, the programmer writes code to describe a class. Then when the program runs, the computer creates objects from the (blueprint) class. So that’s the real relationship between classes and objects.

Your Java home directory comes with several subdirectories — bin, jre, lib, and a few others. After the extraction, your Java home directory has a new directory named docs. I call this new directory your Javadoc directory. Chapter 2: Running Canned Java Programs Downloading Java If the previous instructions are too quick for you, you can follow this section’s detailed instructions. The Sun Microsystems Web site changes from week to week. By the time you read this book, my detailed instructions may be obsolete.

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