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In this update to his international bestseller, the world's leading programming author, Herb Schildt, teaches beginners how to program using Java SE 8. Using the practical pedagogy that has made Herb Schildt's Beginner's Guides so successful, Java: A Beginner's Guide, Sixth Edition provides new Java programmers with a completely integrated learning package. Perfect for the classroom or self-study, the book delivers the appropriate mix of theory and practical coding. You'll be programming in Java as early as Chapter 1. In this evenly paced tutorial, each section builds upon the previous one. Each of the 15 chapters discusses an aspect of Java. Coverage of Lambda Expressions and an overview of modules is included. A brief introduction to JavaFX, Java's GUI technology, is also covered in an appendix. Key Skills and Concepts -- Each chapter opens with the specific skills covered in the chapter Self-Tests -- End-of-chapter questions that test understanding Ask The Expert -- Q&A sections throughout are filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This -- Hands-on exercises show how to apply the critical skills learned in each chapter Annotated Syntax -- Example code annotated with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated Free source code for all the examples and projects in the book is available for download
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