Head First Java, 2nd Edition

Head First Java, 2nd Edition Author Kathy Sierra
ISBN-10 0596009208
ISBN-13 9780596009205
Year 2005-02-19
Pages 688
Language English
Publisher O’Reilly Media
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Learning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object oriented computer programming language like Java You might think the problem is your brain It seems to have a mind of its own a mind that doesn t always want to take in the dry technical stuff you re forced to study The fact is your brain craves novelty It s constantly searching scanning waiting for something unusual to happen After all that s the way it was built to help you stay alive It takes all the routine ordinary dull stuff and filters it to the background so it won t interfere with your brain s real work recording things that matter How does your brain know what matters It s like the creators of the Head First approach say suppose you re out for a hike and a tiger jumps in front of you what happens in your brain Neurons fire Emotions crank up Chemicals surge That s how your brain knows And that s how your brain will learn Java Head First Java combines puzzles strong visuals mysteries and soul searching interviews with famous Java objects to engage you in many different ways It s fast it s fun and it s effective And despite its playful appearance Head First Java is serious stuff a complete introduction to object oriented programming and Java You ll learn everything from the fundamentals to advanced topics including threads network sockets and distributed programming with RMI And the new second edition focuses on Java 5 0 the latest version of the Java language and development platform Because Java 5 0 is a major update to the platform with deep code level changes even more careful study and implementation is required So learning the Head First way is more important than ever If you ve read a Head First book you know what to expect a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works If you haven t you re in for a treat You ll see why people say it s unlike any other Java book you ve ever read By exploiting how your brain works Head First Java compresses the time it takes to learn and retain complex information Its unique approach not only shows you what you need to know about Java syntax it teaches you to think like a Java programmer If you want to be bored buy some other book But if you want to understand Java this book s for you

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