From the Back Cover
The best-selling guide for serious programmers of Java technology—fully updated for the Java 1.4 SDK!
- The experienced developer's guide to the Java program environment-now fully updated for the Java(tm) 1.4 SDK.
- New coverage: regular expressions, New I/O, assertions, Preferences, Swing enhancements, logging, and more
- Even more of the robust code examples professional programmers need
Ask any experienced Java technology programmer: Core Java delivers the real-world guidance you need to accomplish even the most challenging tasks. That's why it's been an international best seller for seven straight years. Core Java II, Volume 1 covers the fundamentals of Java 2, Standard Edition, Version 1.4, including major enhancements ranging from regular expressions to high-performance I/O. You'll find state-of-the-art discussions of object-oriented Java platform development, updated coverage of Swing user interface development, and much more. Best of all, this new Sixth Edition delivers even more of the robust, real-world programs previous editions are famous for—updated to reflect the latest SDK features and improvements!
State-of-the-art information for Java platform developers, including:
- Swing GUI development—including input validation and other enhancements
- Building reliable code—including chained exceptions, stack frames, assertions, and logging
- The high-performance New I/O API: memory-mapped files, file locking, and character set encoders/decoders
- Regular expressions using the powerful new java.util.regex package
- Java 1.4 platform Preference Class: the new cross-platform repository for configuration information
- Dynamic proxy classes, inner classes, the Java platform event model, streams, file management, and more
About the Author
CAY HORSTMANN teaches computer science at San Jose State University. He has written six books on C++, Java, and object-oriented development and is the series editor for Prentice Hall PTR's best-selling Core Series.
GARY CORNELL has written or co-written over 20 popular computer books. He has a Ph.D. from Brown University and has been a visiting scientist at IBM Watson Labs as well as a professor at the University of Connecticut.