About this book
Pro Java Programming, Second Edition covers the J2SE 5.0 platform and the core Java development kit. It takes advantage of the finer points of the core and standard edition of Java 2. You'll discover the particulars of working with the Java language and APIs to develop applications in many different contexts.
You will also delve into more advanced topics like enums, generics, XML, metadata or the Swing APIs for graphical user interface design and development. By the end of the book, you'll be fully prepared to take advantage of Java's ease of development, and able to create powerful, sophisticated Java applications.