From the Back Cover
Learn to: Use basic development concepts and techniques with Java Debug Java programs and create useful code Work with files on your computers hard drive Work with the latest features of Java 8 Fully updated to reflect the new features of Java 8! If youre a new programmer, or want to be, this unintimidating guide gets you on your way toward Java mastery. It explores what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, debugging, and making it all work. Even if youve never written a line of code, this book will have you ordering your computer around in no time. Get started dive into the overall programming experience, from finding out what programming is all about to getting your computer ready for writing and testing programs Jump into Java discover the basic building blocks in any Java program, and get up to speed on how to represent data and get new values from existing values Go with the flow find out how to look at your program as a mansion, and learn to make your computer navigate from one room to another One byte at a time learn the best ways to break complex programming problems into small pieces and create solutions to solve them The write stuff get access to all–important documents that no good Java programmer should be without Open the book and find: How to identify the words in a Java program Plain–English explanations of Java statements and methods The scoop on programming with windows, buttons, and other graphical items Java troubleshooting tips Ways to write several kinds of decision–making statements How to diagnose loop problems Tips, resources, and all kinds of interesting goodies
About the Author
Barry Burd, PhD, is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Drew University. He is the author of Android Application Development All–in–One For Dummies and Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies.