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The Art of Java Paperback – 25 Jul 2003

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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill (25 July 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 007058270X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0070582705
  • ASIN: 0072229713
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 2.3 x 23.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
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Herb Schildt brings his crystal clear prose and gift for teaching to complex code examples that demonstrate the elegance and artistry of Java, while James Holmes offers cutting edge tips and tricks that readers will find invaluable.

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Take your programming expertise to the next level with help from Java programming all-stars Herb Schildt and James Holmes. Together they unlock the secrets that professional programmers use to create world-class software. Inside, Herb and James apply Java to a wide variety of high-powered applications, each demonstrating different features and techniques. Examples range from language interpreters, Web crawlers, and e-mail subsystems to expression parsers, statistical tools, and financial applets. You'll even see how to apply Java to Artificial Intelligence (AI)! Each application can be used as-is, or as a starting point for your own development. From networking to parsing to AI and beyond, this book contains some of the most exciting Java code found anywhere.

Inside you'llExplore the genius of Java Create an expression parser for numeric expressions Build a Web crawler Design and implement a computer language interpreter Develop a complete e-mail subsystem Construct a download manager that streamlines downloading files from the Internet Develop statistical tools that compute the mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and more Create financial applets and servlets that compute the regular payment on a loan, the future value of an investment, an annuity, and more Develop AI-based search techniques Explore Java's HTML rendering capabilities

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2.0 out of 5 starsA Lot of Projects; Not a Lot of Substance
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4.0 out of 5 starsGood writing, excellent examples, worth reading
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5.0 out of 5 starsWell done herbert!!
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