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The Java Programming Language
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Addison-Wesley
Publication date December 1, 1997
Pages 442
Binding Paperback
Edition 2 sub
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780201310061
ISBN-10 0201310066
Dimensions 1 by 7.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.75 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $39.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Third Edition now available! Co-authored by the creator of the Java technology and an experienced object-oriented developer, The JavaTM Programming Language, Second Edition, is the definitive resource for all serious Java programmers. This book will give you a solid foundation in Java programming language strategies and techniques. It features a concise introduction to the language; detailed descriptions of Java's commands, constructs, and libraries; and numerous real-world examples that show you how to exploit the language's power, portability, and flexibility. You will find in-depth and progressively advanced coverage of classes and objects, interfaces, exception-handling, threads and multitasking, and packages. In addition, the book describes the Java core library packages, including I/O, standard utilities, language types, and system classes. Thoroughly revised from start to finish, this second edition fully integrates Java 1.1 into both text and examples. This edition includes the changes introduced in Java 1.1 , such as nested classes (including anonymous classes), threading issues, character-based streams, object-serialization, documentation comments, new utility classes, plus internationalization and localization. The book lets you in on the rationale behind Java's design, direct from the language's creator, as well as the tradeoffs involved in using specific features. With these insights, you will have the understanding you need to begin developing Java applications and applets. 0201310066B04062001

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780201310061 Book cover for 9780201634556 Book cover for 9780201704334 Book cover for 9780321349804
 
With David Holmes | 4th edition from Addison-Wesley Professional (August 5, 2005)
9780321349804 | details & prices | 891 pages | 7.50 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $69.99
About: Direct from the creators of the Java™ programming language, the completely revised fourth edition of The Java™ Programming Language is an indispensable resource for novice and advanced programmers alike.
With David Holmes | 3rd edition from Addison-Wesley (June 1, 2000)
9780201704334 | details & prices | 595 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $44.99
About: A guide for intermediate to advanced developers covers core Java fundamentals, advanced language features, classes, interfaces, class design, threading, and language statements.
The price comparison is for this edition
2 sub edition from Addison-Wesley (December 1, 1997)
9780201310061 | details & prices | 442 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $39.95
About: Third Edition now available!
With Matthew Cordell | from Addison-Wesley (March 1, 1996)
9780201634556 | details & prices | 333 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $36.95
This edition also contains Another Brother
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