Learning Java™. THIRD EDITION. Patrick Niemeyer and Jonathan Knudsen. Beijing • Cambridge • Farnham • Köln • Sebastopol • Taipei • Tokyo. Learning Javaprovides an accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the programming language that has changed the way we think about computing. Java. Learning Java has ratings and 10 reviews. Julio said: I once said that it’s not just Patrick Niemeyer,. Jonathan Knudsen. · Rating details · ratings.
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Esteban Palacio rated it really liked it Mar 24, With our book’s practical examples, you’ll come up to speed quickly on this and neimeyer new features such as loops and threads. Read More, Spend Less.
This book does give a good overview of all of the scaffolding that goes along with programming in Java, but its focus on the language proper and web and GUI programming in particular leaves me wondering how to get real things done with it.
Learning Java is the most widely sought introduction to the programming language that’s changed the way we think about computing. Overall a good introduction to the Java language and its standard library. Next are several chapters on setting up your machine to develop and run Java.
Want to Read saving…. The third book should be a backfill with a broader range of examples and be a source of explanations with a different perspective from the first book to help out when the first book falls short of being clear for the learner.
Learning Java by Patrick Niemeyer and Jonathan Knudsen (2002, Paperback)
Many sections are rushed. The book itself covers Java through version 1. In some places the book has to cover things very briefly, in others it takes time to delve in a bit deeper.
The beauty of generics is that more problems will be caught during development, and Learning Java will show you exactly how it’s done. Lists with This Book. It comprehensively addresses important topics such as web applications, servlets, and XML that are increasingly driving enterprise applications.
This is an excellent book for someone who knows basics of programming.
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The former is definitely an expectation on my part that the book doesn’t even promise to fulfill, but would have been nuemeyer to see a bit more of though it does have pointers to good resources ; the latter just seems like the editor came through and said “let’s not go there”.
The rest is a tour of the Java language. See details for jonatthan of any imperfections. An Infinite Number of Cats on Keyboards.
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Though, with the early introduction of Reflection and Generics, and the lack of complete examples after the first few, the book is probably better suited for review than learning. Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.
A couple things jump out: Several related features will all get covered together, and instead of each one getting its own niemeyyer example, several features will be demonstrated in a single piece of jonahan that mashes them all together in one omnibus program. Preview — Learning Java by Patrick Niemeyer. Maybe that’s all it needs but it seems like the biggest part of Java these days is “JVM eco-system” and not “Java by itself”.
It comprehensively addresses important topics such as web applications, servlets, and XML that are increasingly driving enterprise applications. And this tiny ad: More pedagogical explanation than tutorial, Learning Java’s light touch and lucid writing does a good job of refreshing Java into the mind of one who once knew it better. Goodreads helps you keep track niemsyer books you want to read.
JP Gil rated it liked it Jan 06, This makes understanding each individual subject much harder. Learning Java by Patrick Niemeyer and Learning to Read Paperback Books for Children. I was specially interested in the discussions on Generics and Threads, as I had not used them before.
A very good book for learning the basics of the Java language.