Java Programming for Beginners is an introduction to Java programming, taking you through the Java syntax and the fundamentals of object-oriented programming. About This Book * Learn the basics of Java programming in a step by step manner *Simple, yet thorough steps that beginners can follow *Teaches transferable skills, such as flow control and object-oriented programming Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone wanting to start learning the Java language, whether you're a student, casual learner, or existing programmer looking to add a new language to your skillset. No previous experience of Java or programming in general is required. What You Will Learn * Set up the your Java programing environment *Learn the basic syntax of Java *Understand object-oriented programming *Make use of some of Java's core classes *Create a basic GUI *Use XML for passing data In Detail Java is an object-oriented programming language, and is one of the most widely accepted languages because of its design and programming features, particularly in its promise that you can write a program once and run it anywhere. Java Programming for Beginners is an excellent introduction to the world of Java programming, taking you through the basics of Java syntax and the complexities of Object-Oriented Programming. You'll gain a full understanding of Java SE programming and be able to write Java programs with graphical user interfaces that run on PC, Mac or Linux machines. This book is full of informative and entertaining content, challenging exercises, and dozens of code examples you can run and learn from. By reading this book, you'll move from understanding the data types of Java, through loops and conditionals, and on to functions, classes and file handling. The book finishes with a look at GUI development and training on how to work with XML. The book takes an efficient route through the Java landscape, covering all of the core topics that a Java developer needs. Whether you're an absolute beginner to programming, or a seasoned programmer approaching an object-oriented language for the first time, Java Programming for Beginners delivers the focused training you need to become a Java developer.
Author: Mark Lassoff