Java started out as a tool for creating animated web pages, but it's proven to be much more. Java is now used for everything from sophisticated web clients to mission-critical enterprise applications. In the future, Java will become the basis for a new generation of distributed software that runs on devices ranging from cell phones to supercomputers. In the practical, hands-on approach characteristic of O'Reilly, Learning Java demonstrates why Java is now the language of choice for building the next generation of computer software.
Includes a CD-ROM containing the example code and JBuilder for Windows and Solaris.
Learning Java covers:History and principles of JavaHow to write simple applets and applicationsHow to integrate applets into the World Wide WebJava Fundamental Class (JFC) and Swing LibrariesUsing threadsUsing arraysNetwork programming with socketsRemote Method InvocationServletsSigning appletsCreating a security policy...Continua