This definitive reference to the Java 1.2 class libraries is an essential resource for both novice and experienced Java programmers. The information is presented in an easy-to-use, dictionary-like format. The packages covered in this book are: java.io, java.lang, java.lang.reflect, java.math, java.text, java.util, java.util.jar, and java.util.zip.
The extensive class and member descriptions contain details crucial for developing robust and professional applets and applications. Each description is supplemented by an example which demonstrates the class or member in a relevant context.
Each class description includes:
a class hierarchy diagram showing its connection to related classes detailed overview describing its purpose and key concepts a convenient member summary that briefly describes each member and arranges the members into related groups an example demonstrating the class in a "real-world" context comprehensive descriptions and an example for each member...Continua