Foundations of Java for ABAP Programmers

  • 2h 32m
  • Alistair Rooney
  • Apress
  • 2006

The only beginning book of its kind, this book will teach you SAP/ABAP developers the skills you need for Java 5 programming. The book emphasizes the fundamentals of core Java SE 5 and Java EE 5, to get you up to speed with these technologies. You’ll learn about the most important enterprise Java API found in the new Java EE 5 platform, which you can immediately use and integrate. Furthermore, the book elaborates on connecting to a database, SAP Java Connector, servlets, Java Server Pages, Enterprise JavaBeans, and Java Messaging.

About the Author

Alistair Rooney has been developing software for over 23 years. He has been a programmer, team leader, project manager, and IT manager. Alistair started coding in COBOL and RPG on IBM mainframes and has coded in Basic, InfoBasic, Visual Basic, C++, C#, and naturally Java. Alistair spends his time consulting to corporations in the SAP arena. He teaches both ABAP and Java for SAP and other companies in Europe, the United States, and in South Africa where he lives with his wife and two children.

In this Book

  • Your First Java Program
  • Object Orientation in a Nutshell
  • The Primitive Data Types
  • Comments
  • Naming Standards and Conventions
  • The Java Operators
  • Strings with Java
  • Control Flow
  • Jump Statements
  • Arrays and Collections in Java
  • Object Orientation in Java
  • More OO in Java—Interfaces and Abstract Classes
  • Inner, Nested, and Anonymous Classes
  • Errors and Exceptions
  • Threads, Daemons, and Garbage Collection
  • Basic Swing Using Default Layouts
  • Event Handling
  • Layout Managers and Other Components
  • JDBC Technology
  • The Java Connector (JCo)
  • Servlets
  • JavaServer Pages (JSP)
  • Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  • Java Messaging Services
  • Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0


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