The #1 introduction to J2SE 1.5 and enterprise/server-side development! An international bestseller for eight years, Just Java(TM) 2 is the complete, accessible Java tutorial for working programmers at all levels. Fully updated and revised, this sixth edition is more than an engaging overview of Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE 1.5) and its libraries: it's also a practical introduction to today's best enterprise and server-side programming techniques. Just Java(TM) 2, Sixth Edition, reflects both J2SE 1.5 and the latest Tomcat and servlet specifications. Extensive new coverage includes: * New chapters on generics and enumerated types * New coverage of Web services, with practical examples using Google and Amazon Web services * Simplified interactive I/O with printf() * Autoboxing and unboxing of primitive types * Static imports, foreach loop construct, and other new language features Peter van der Linden delivers expert advice, clear explanations, and crisp sample programs throughout-including dozens new to this edition.
Along the way, he introduces: *The core language: syntax, objects, interfaces, nested classes, compiler secrets, and much more *Key libraries: date and calendar, pattern matching, network software, mapped I/O, utilities and generic collections *Server-side technology: network server systems, a complete tiny HTML Web server, and XML in Java *Enterprise J2EE: Sql and JDBC(TM) tutorial, servlets and JSP and much more *Client-side Java: fundamentals of JFC/Swing GUI development, new class data sharing detailsCompanion Web Site All the book's examples and sample programs are available at http://afu.com.