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Thinking in Java


Publisher: Pearson Education (US)


Language:English | Number of Pages: 1520 | Format: Paperback | In other languages: (other languages) Italian , German

Isbn-10: 0131872486 | Isbn-13: 9780131872486 | Publish date:  | Edition 4

Also available as: Mass Market Paperback

Category: Computer & Technology , Reference

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"Thinking in Java should be read cover to cover by every Java programmer, then kept close at hand for frequent reference. The exercises are challenging, and the chapter on Collections is superb! Not only did this book help me to pass the Sun Certified Java Programmer exam; it's also the first book I turn to whenever I have a Java question." -Jim Pleger, Loudoun County (Virginia) Government"Much better than any other Java book I've seen. Make that 'by an order of magnitude'...Very complete, with excellent right-to-the-point examples and intelligent, not dumbed-down, explanations...In contrast to many other Java books I found it to be unusually mature, consistent, intellectually honest, well-written, and precise. IMHO, an ideal book for studying Java." -Anatoly Vorobey, Technion University, Haifa, Israel"Absolutely one of the best programming tutorials I've seen for any language." -Joakim Ziegler, FIX sysop"Thank you again for your awesome book. I was really floundering (being a non-C programmer), but your book has brought me up to speed as fast as I could read it.
It's really cool to be able to understand the underlying principles and concepts from the start, rather than having to try to build that conceptual model through trial and error. Hopefully I will be able to attend your seminar in the not-too-distant future." -Randall R. Hawley, automation technician, Eli Lilly & Co."This is one of the best books I've read about a programming language...The best book ever written on Java." -Ravindra Pai, Oracle Corporation, SUNOS product line"Bruce, your book is wonderful! Your explanations are clear and direct. Through your fantastic book I have gained a tremendous amount of Java knowledge. The exercises are also fantastic and do an excellent job reinforcing the ideas explained throughout the chapters. I look forward to reading more books written by you. Thank you for the tremendous service that you are providing by writing such great books. My code will be much better after reading Thinking in Java. I thank you and I'm sure any programmers who will have to maintain my code are also grateful to you." -Yvonne Watkins, Java artisan, Discover Technologies, Inc."
Other books cover the what of Java (describing the syntax and the libraries) or the how of Java (practical programming examples). Thinking in Java is the only book I know that explains the why of Java: Why it was designed the way it was, why it works the way it does, why it sometimes doesn't work, why it's better than C++, why it's not. Although it also does a good job of teaching the what and how of the language, Thinking in Java is definitely the thinking person's choice in a Java book." -Robert S. StephensonAwards for Thinking in Java2003 Software Development Magazine Jolt Award for Best Book 2003 Java Developer's Journal Reader's Choice Award for Best Book 2001 JavaWorld Editor's Choice Award for Best Book 2000 JavaWorld Reader's Choice Award for Best Book 1999 Software Development Magazine Productivity Award 1998 Java Developer's Journal Editor's Choice Award for Best Book Thinking in Java has earned raves from programmers worldwide for its extraordinary clarity, careful organization, and small, direct programming examples. From the fundamentals of Java syntax to its most advanced features, Thinking in Java is designed to teach, one simple step at a time.
* The classic object-oriented introduction for beginners and experts alike, fully updated for Java SE5/6 with many new examples and chapters! * Test framework shows program output. * Design patterns are shown with multiple examples throughout: Adapter, Bridge, Chain of Responsibility, Command, Decorator, Facade, Factory Method, Flyweight, Iterator, Data Transfer Object, Null Object, Proxy, Singleton, State, Strategy, Template Method, and Visitor. * Introduction to XML for data transfer; SWT, Flash for user interfaces. * Completely rewritten concurrency chapter gives you a solid grasp of threading fundamentals. *500+ working Java programs in 700+ compiling files, rewritten for this edition and Java SE5/6. * Companion web site includes all source code, annotated solution guide, weblog, and multimedia seminars. * Thorough coverage of fundamentals; demonstrates advanced topics. * Explains sound object-oriented principles. *Hands-On Java Seminar CD available online, with full multimedia seminar by Bruce Eckel. * Live seminars, consulting, and reviews available. See Download seven free sample chapters from Thinking in Java, Fourth Edition. Visit
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  • 5

    Letto più di una volta e non disdegno riaprirlo per rinfrescarmi la memoria. Spiegazioni dettagliate su tutti i concetti base della programmazione ad oggetti focalizzandosi, ovviamente, sul linguaggio Java. Il tutto guarnito con un'ampia selezione di esercizi.

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  • 5

    Consigliato vivamente anche per chi con Java è alle prime armi. E' stato il libro che mi ha fatto capire come utilizzare Java passo passo, esempio dopo esempio.

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  • 4

    Ottimo libro per iniziare, da approfondire con qualcos'altro.

    Questo è un ottimo libro per chi deve iniziare sia con la programmazione ad oggetti, sia con la programmazione in Java.
    I primi capitoli introducono il ragionamento object oriented; si passa poi al Java vero e proprio. Infine gli utlimi capitoli introducono argomenti avanzati come come la R ...continue

    Questo è un ottimo libro per chi deve iniziare sia con la programmazione ad oggetti, sia con la programmazione in Java.
    I primi capitoli introducono il ragionamento object oriented; si passa poi al Java vero e proprio. Infine gli utlimi capitoli introducono argomenti avanzati come come la RMI, il multithreading e la JNI, ma in modo troppo superficiale per poterli usare al massimo delle loro potenzialità.
    Comunque un buon libro per gli studenti di Informatica.

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  • 4

    Non è un manuale ma la bibbia su Java spiegato da un luminare del settore. Chiarezza espositiva e cura dei contenuti accompagnano il lettore nella jungla della programmazione ad oggetti. Anche per i non addetti ai lavori.

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  • 5


    Bruce Eckel 的功架還真是不蓋的,連我這種那麼討厭看電腦書還是乖乖的掏腰包去買…要明白,這書還有免費的網上版本耶!

    有空的話,我還想去看一下 Thinking in C++…雖然今時今日會用 C++ 的 Project 都不多了…就當消閒書看看吧!

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