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Fully updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 (Java SE 8), Java: A Beginners Guide, Sixth Edition gets you started programming in Java right away. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt begins with the basics, such as how to create, compile, and run a Java program. He then moves on to the keywords, syntax, and constructs that form the core of the Java language. This Oracle Press resource also covers some of Javas more advanced features, including multithreaded programming, generics, and Swing. Of course, new Java SE 8 features such as lambda expressions and default interface methods are described. An introduction to JavaFX, Javas newest GUI, concludes this step-by-step tutorial.Designed for Easy Learning:Key Skills & Concepts -- Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapterAsk the Expert -- Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tipsTry This -- Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skillsSelf Tests -- End-of-chapter quizzes to reinforce your skillsAnnotated Syntax -- Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustratedThe books code examples are available FREE for download.
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Herbert Schildt (born February 28, 1951) is an American computing author, programmer and musician. He has written books about the C and Java programming languages.