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Java in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Covering Java 8), 7th edition

  • Rogers Cadenhead

Published by Sams Publishing (May 20th 2014) - Copyright © 2014

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Java in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself (Covering Java 8)

ISBN-13: 9780133517798

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Table of contents

PART I: Getting Started

Hour 1: Becoming a Programmer

Choosing a Language

Telling the Computer What to Do

How Programs Work

When Programs Don’t Work

Choosing a Java Programming Tool

Installing a Java Development Tool

Hour 2: Writing Your First Program

What You Need to Write Programs

Creating the Saluton Program

Beginning the Program

Storing Information in a Variable

Saving the Finished Product

Compiling the Program into a Class File

Fixing Errors

Running a Java Program

Hour 3: Vacationing in Java

First Stop: Oracle

Going to School with Java

Lunch in JavaWorld

Watching the Skies at NASA

Getting Down to Business

Stopping by SourceForge for Directions

Running Java on Your Phone

Hour 4: Understanding How Java Programs Work

Creating an Application

Sending Arguments to Applications

The Java Class Library

PART II: Learning the Basics of Programming

Hour 5: Storing and Changing Information in a Program

Statements and Expressions

Assigning Variable Types

Naming Your Variables

Storing Information in Variables

All About Operators

Using Expressions

Hour 6: Using Strings to Communicate

Storing Text in Strings

Displaying Strings in Programs

Using Special Characters in Strings

Pasting Strings Together

Using Other Variables with Strings

Advanced String Handling

Presenting Credits

Hour 7: Using Conditional Tests to Make Decisions

if Statements

if-else Statements

switch Statements

The Ternary Operator

Watching the Clock

Hour 8: Repeating an Action with Loops

for Loops

while Loops

do-while Loops

Exiting a Loop

Naming a Loop

Testing Your Computer Speed

PART III: Working with Information in New Ways

Hour 9: Storing Information with Arrays

Creating Arrays

Using Arrays

Multidimensional Arrays

Sorting an Array

Counting Characters in Strings

Hour 10: Creating Your First Object

How Object-Oriented Programming Works

Objects in Action

What Objects Are

Understanding Inheritance

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