ISBN 10:93-5023-101-2
ISBN 13: 978-93-5023-101-2

This book is our attempt to provide the readers with all the necessary information on how to set up the Java development environment and get started with client side, application development, using Java 7.

In a step by step, easy to follow manner, the book takes one through application development. It assists in getting a good grip on the Java syntax and its methodologies to confidently craft robust applications using Java SE 7. It explores the Core of Java along with the improvements of Java SE 7, examines the various specifications and describes how to assemble them to develop applications with plenty of real world examples with complete code spec and diagrams to make it easier to follow.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced developer, you should find this book, a valuable and accessible knowledge base for crafting robust Java solutions.What You’ll Learn?

Java Development Kit 7 as the Platform Language Basics

o    Fundamentals

o    Operators

o    Control Flow Statements

o    Iterations

o    Classes

o    Inheritance

o    Abstract Classes And Interfaces

o    Packages And Imports

o    Enumerations

o    Annotations

o    JavaBeans Components

o    Javadoc

Java Utilities And The Collection Framework

o    Arrays

o    Vectors

o    Collections

o    Generic Programming

o    ArrayList

o    LinkedList


o    Applets

o    Abstract Window Toolkit [AWT]

o    Swing

Event And Exception Handling

o    Event Handling

o    Exceptions

Java DataBase Connectivity [JDBC]

o    MySQL 5 as the Database Engine

Networking And I/O

o    Sockets And Network

o    Concurrency and Multithreading

o    Remote Method Innvocation

o    Java I/O System

XML And Java

o    Java API For XML Processing [JAXP]

§  SAX

§  DOM

o    Streaming API For XML [StAX]

§  Read RSS Feeds using StAX

o    Java Architecture For XML Binding [JAXB]

o    XPath

Java Servlets

Java Servlets is a part of the Java EE technologies and hence is out of the scope of this book. For those who want to quickly get started with Java Servlets can refer to this section. It uses the NetBeans IDE to craft and run the examples.

NetBeans 6.9 as the IDE

Edition: First


Sample Chapter                                                      TOC


Primer Of Java SE

Introduction to Java, Setting up the development environment using JDK 7

Language Basics

Fundamentals, Operators, Control Flow Statements, Iterations, Classes, Inheritance, Abstract Classes And Interfaces, Packages And Imports, Enumerations, Annotations, JavaBeans Components, Javadoc

Java Utilities And The Collection Framework

Arrays, Vectors, Collections, Generic Programming, ArrayList, LinkedList


Applets, Abstract Window Toolkit [AWT], Swing

Event And Exception Handling

Java DataBase Connectivity [JDBC]

Networking And I/O

Sockets And Network, Concurrency and Multithreading, Remote Method Innvocation, Java I/O System

Java Servlets

Introduction, Writing the first Servlet

XML And Java

Java API For XML Processing [JAXP]: SAX & DOM, Streaming API For XML [StAX], Read RSS Feeds using StAX, Java Architecture For XML Binding [JAXB], XPath

Interesting Features

Autoboxing/Unboxing, Language support for collections, The diamond operator, Enhanced, for-each style for loop, Variable-length arguments [varargs], Static import, Underscores in numeric literals, Binary literals, Switch Case with Strings, Annotations on Java Types

Setup files for NetBeans IDE 6.9

MySQL 5.1

MySQL Connector/J 5.1


Source code for every example in this book