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Java For Dummies

Published 04-12-2022

Learn to write practical, reusable code with the straightforward tutorials and tips in the newest edition of this For Dummies bestseller 

Do you speak Java? No, we’re not talking about your morning cup ‘o joe. We mean the world’s most popular programming language that runs on almost any computer! 

If you’re looking to get started—or up your game—with Java, then Java For Dummies is the guide you need. In this book, you’ll: 

  • Take control of your program flow 
  • Program with classes, objects, and methods
  • Use Java's functional programming features
  • Explore Java 17, the latest long-term support release 

This up-to-date handbook covers the latest developments in Java, including the new ‘switch’ statement syntax. So, if you’re ready to dive into one of the most practical (and coolest!) programming languages around, it’s time you picked up Java For Dummies. 

 

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Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies

Published 09-28-2021

Become a Java wizard with this popular programming guide

Consider Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies your indispensable guide to learning how to program in one of the most popular programming languages—Java! Java is an invaluable language to master, as it's widely used for application development, including Android, desktop, and server-side applications.

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies is written specifically for newbies to programming. The book starts with an overview of computer programming and builds from there; it explains the software you need, walks you through writing your own programs, and introduces you to a few of the more-complex aspects of programming in Java. It also includes step-by-step examples you can try on your own (and email the author if you need help). As you work through the book, you'll get smart about these Java features:

  • Object-oriented programming (OOP), a Java mainstay
  • IntelliJ IDEA, an integrated development environment (IDE), that gives you one place to do all your programming, including debugging code
  • Loops, branches, and collections
  • Variables and operators
  • Expressions, statements, and blocks

Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies translates all this foreign programming and computer syntax into plain English, along with plenty of helpful examples and tips. Learning a new language—and coding is definitely its own language—should be a fun endeavor. With this book as your handy interpreter, you’ll be on your way to fluency, speaking the language of coders everywhere!

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Java All-in-One For Dummies

Published 09-09-2020

Java—from first steps to first apps

Knowing Java is a must-have programming skill for any programmer. It’s used in a wide array of programming projects—from enterprise apps and mobile apps to big data, scientific, and financial uses. The language regularly ranks #1 in surveys of the most popular language based on number of developers, lines of code written, and real-world usage. It’s also the language of choice in AP Computer Science classes taught in the U.S. 

This guide provides an easy-to-follow path from understanding the basics of writing Java code to applying those skills to real projects. Split into eight minibooks covering core aspects of Java, the book introduces the basics of the Java language and object-oriented programming before setting you on the path to building web apps and databases.

• Get up to speed on Java basics

• Explore object-oriented programming

• Learn about strings, arrays, and collections

• Find out about files and databases

Step-by-step instructions are provided to ensure that you don't get lost at any point along the way.

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Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies

Published 11-07-2016

Develop the next killer Android App using Java programming!

Android is everywhere! It runs more than half the smartphones in the U.S.—and Java makes it go. If you want to cash in on its popularity by learning to build Android apps with Java, all the easy-to-follow guidance you need to get started is at your fingertips. Inside, you'll learn the basics of Java and grasp how it works with Android; then, you'll go on to create your first real, working application. How cool is that?

The demand for Android apps isn't showing any signs of slowing, but if you're a mobile developer who wants to get in on the action, it's vital that you get the necessary Java background to be a success. With the help of Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies, you'll quickly and painlessly discover the ins and outs of using Java to create groundbreaking Android apps—no prior knowledge or experience required!

  • Get the know-how to create an Android program from the ground up
  • Make sense of basic Java development concepts and techniques
  • Develop the skills to handle programming challenges
  • Find out how to debug your app

Don't sit back and watch other developers release apps that bring in the bucks! Everything you need to create that next killer Android app is just a page away!

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