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Java in a Nutshell [6th edition]

by Benjamin J Evans, David Flanagan (Editor)

Series: O'Reilly Java Series (Java 7.0 and Java 8.0), Nutshell Handbook Series

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The latest edition of Java in a Nutshell is designed to help experienced Java programmers get the most out of Java 7 and 8, but it's also a learning path for new developers. Chock full of examples that demonstrate how to take complete advantage of modern Java APIs and development best practices, the first section of this thoroughly updated book provides a fast-paced, no-fluff introduction to the Java programming language and the core runtime aspects of the Java platform. The second section is a reference to core concepts and APIs that shows you how to perform real programming work in the Java environment. Get up to speed on language details, including Java 8 changes Learn object-oriented programming, using basic Java syntax Explore generics, enumerations, annotations, and lambda expressions Understand basic techniques used in object-oriented design Examine concurrency and memory, and how they're intertwined Work with Java collections and handle common data formats Delve into Java's latest I/O APIs, including asynchronous channels Use Nashorn to execute JavaScript on the Java Virtual Machine Become familiar with development tools in OpenJDK… (more)
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Read for/at work to refresh my memory on Java. After 10 years back on C++ I'm writing Java again, so I needed to move my Java 2 knowledge up to Java 8. This is a good book for that kind of study and to use as a reference going forward. ( )
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This is the 6th edition of Java in a Nutshell by Benjamin J. Evans and David Flanagan.

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The latest edition of Java in a Nutshell is designed to help experienced Java programmers get the most out of Java 7 and 8, but it's also a learning path for new developers. Chock full of examples that demonstrate how to take complete advantage of modern Java APIs and development best practices, the first section of this thoroughly updated book provides a fast-paced, no-fluff introduction to the Java programming language and the core runtime aspects of the Java platform. The second section is a reference to core concepts and APIs that shows you how to perform real programming work in the Java environment. Get up to speed on language details, including Java 8 changes Learn object-oriented programming, using basic Java syntax Explore generics, enumerations, annotations, and lambda expressions Understand basic techniques used in object-oriented design Examine concurrency and memory, and how they're intertwined Work with Java collections and handle common data formats Delve into Java's latest I/O APIs, including asynchronous channels Use Nashorn to execute JavaScript on the Java Virtual Machine Become familiar with development tools in OpenJDK

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