Learn Java in a Weekend

  • 5h 27m
  • Joseph P. Russell
  • Cengage Course PTR
  • 2002

Get the skills you need to program Java applications In a Weekend

Even with no programming experience, you can master the basics of Java programming in just one weekend! On Friday evening, you'll begin with an introduction to Java as you install the SDK. Pick up the pace on Saturday as you learn the basics of Java by beginning a calculator application that you will build on throughout the book. Program your calculator's appearance as you conquer graphical user interfaces. On Sunday, incorporate interfaces, applets, and threads. Wrap things up with coverage of advanced Java programming and utilities.

In Just One Weekend You'll Learn How To:

  • Use the abstract windowing toolkit to program GUIs
  • Understand the basics of variables, arrays, and object-oriented programming
  • Program graphics for a lightweight component as you build a calculator application
  • Convert applications to Swing
  • Use interfaces and event handling to develop an event model
  • Add features to your applications that allow them to read and write files

About the Author

Joseph P. Russell is an Information Systems Engineer for a Fortune 100 coporation, where he develops Java applications based on the current J3EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) technology. Russell is a Sun certified Java programmer for the Java 2 Platform. He graduated from Rhode Island College, where he majored in computer science. While attending RIC, Russell was a Web developer for their Web site.

In this Book

  • Learn Java In a Weekend
  • Introduction
  • Introducing Java
  • Learning the Basics of Java Programming
  • Getting Beyond the Basics
  • Graphical User Interface Programming
  • More GUI, Graphics, and Exception Handling
  • Interfaces, Applets, and Threads
  • Packages, File I/O, JARs, and Javadocs