Learn to speak the Java language like the pros Are you new to programming and have decided that Java is your language of choice? Are you a wanna-be programmer looking to learn the hottest lingo around? Look no further Beginning Programming with Java For Dummies, 5 th Edition is the easy-to-follow guide you'll want to keep in your back pocket as you work your way toward Java mastery In plain English, it quickly and easily shows you what goes into creating a program, how to put the pieces together, ways to deal with standard programming challenges, and so much more. Whether you're just tooling around or embarking on a career, this is the ideal resource you'll turn to again and again as you perfect your understanding of the nuances of this popular programming language. Packed with tons of step-by-step instruction, this is the only guide you need to start programming with Java like a pro. Updated for Java 9, learn the language with samples and the Java toolkit Familiarize yourself with decisions, conditions, statements, and information overload Differentiate between loops and arrays, objects and classes, methods, and variables Find links to additional resources Once you discover the joys of Java programming, you might just find you're hooked. Sound like fun? Here's the place to start.
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Use basic development concepts and techniques Debug Java programs and create code Learn to use the new Java 9 JShell Here's the perfect place to start programming! If you're itching to begin programming and creating applications, this book is just what the doctor ordered! With clear explanations and step-by-step instructions, you'll quickly learn what it takes to create a program and how the pieces fit together. This book includes practice questions and exercises to help reinforce your understanding of Java. Before you know it, you'll be using variables, values, and types, and you'll understand loops, objects, and classes. Start programming in Java and creating your own projects right away! Inside ... Use a development environment Handle numbers and types Master Java building blocks Use loops, branches, and arrays Work with objects and classes Read data from disk files Create a graphical interface Visit the companion website at www.dummies.com/extras/beginningprogrammingwithjava for code and articles that expand on various topics from the book.