Java Quick Syntax Reference

  • 49m
  • Mikael Olsson
  • Apress
  • 2013

The Java Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax reference to the Java programming language. It presents the essential Java syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.

You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any Java programmer.

In the Java Quick Syntax Reference, you will find:

  • A concise reference to the Java language syntax
  • Short, simple and focused code examples
  • A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review

What you’ll learn

  • How to do a Java HelloWorld
  • How to compile and run
  • What are Java variables and operators
  • What are arrays, strings, conditionals, loops and more
  • How to use methods, classes and more
  • How to work with constructors, inheritance and overriding
  • How to use packages, access levels, constants, and interfaces
  • How to code with enums and generics
  • How to handle exceptions
  • How to do boxing and unboxing

Who this book is for

This book is a handy, pocket quick syntax reference for experienced Java programmers as well as other programmers new to Java.

About the Author

Mikael Olsson is a professional web entrepreneur, programmer, and author. He works for an R&D company in Finland where he specializes in software development. In his spare time he writes books and creates websites that summarize various fields of interest. The books he writes are focused on teaching their subject in the most efficient way possible, by explaining only what is relevant and practical without any unnecessary repetition or theory.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Hello World
  • Compile and Run
  • Variables
  • Operators
  • String
  • Arrays
  • Conditionals
  • Loops
  • Methods
  • Class
  • Static
  • Inheritance
  • Overriding
  • Packages and Import
  • Access Levels
  • Constants
  • Interface
  • Abstract
  • Enum
  • Exception Handling
  • Boxing and Unboxing
  • Generics


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