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Java 7 for Absolute Beginners

  • Authors
  • This aims to be one of the very first introductory books on the new Java 7 for novices.

  • Oracle and the open source community aims to release the new Java 7 language and core development kit around 3Q2011.

  • Java remains a popular language and it's a core skill set for most enterprise applications developers as well as mobile developers using Android and BlackBerry.


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Jay Bryant
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  3. Jay Bryant
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  4. Jay Bryant
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  16. Jay Bryant
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  17. Back Matter
    Pages 291-302

About this book


Java 7 Programming for Absolute Beginners introduces the new core, open source Java Development Kit. Its focus is on practical knowledge and its completeness—it provides all the bits and pieces an utter novice needs to get started programming in Java.  

It seems as if everyone is writing applications or apps these days for Android, BlackBerry, and the enterprise—it's where the money's at. But, how do they do it? Well, it's best to start by learning Java, one of the most popular programming languages around these days, still. Yes, that's right. 

This book:

  • Teaches Java development in language anyone can understand, giving you the best possible start
  • Provides simple, step-by-step examples that make learning easy, allowing you to pick up the concepts without fuss
  • Offers clear code descriptions and layout so that you can get your code running as soon as possible

About the authors

Jay Bryant has been writing about and programming computers in a variety of languages since 1987. He has written for General Electric, Motorola, 3M, Pitney Bowes, and others. He has programmed for Logical Information Machines (a Morningstar company), the Boston Globe, and others.

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