Working as an effective professional Java developer requires
you to know Java APIs, tools, and techniques to solve a wide variety of Java
problems. Building upon Ivor Horton''s Beginning Java 2, this resource shows you
how to use the core features of the latest JDK as well as powerful open source
tools such as Ant, JUnit, and Hibernate. It will arm you with a well-rounded
understanding of the professional Java development landscape.
The expert author team begins by uncovering the sophisticated Java language
features, the methodology for developing solutions, and steps for exploiting
patterns. They then provide you with a collection of real-world examples that
will become an essential part of your developer''s toolkit. With this approach,
you''ll gain the skills to build advanced solutions by utilizing the more complex
and nuanced parts of Java JDK 6.
What you will learn from this book
- How to use tools to make your work easier and more productive
- Methods to develop effective user interfaces with Java Foundation Classes (JFC)
- Steps to build web applications using the Model 1 and Model 2 architectures
- Ways to interact with the databases and XML using JDBC and JAXB
- Techniques for developing enterprise applications using EJB 3.0 and web
- How to package and deploy Java applications
Who this book is for
This book is for Java developers who are looking for an all-purpose resource,
are ready for more advanced Java solutions and language features, and need
assistance when tackling new Java problems that may be outside their
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to
meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals.
Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face
every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in
new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
What is this book about?
Professional Java builds upon Ivor Horton''s Beginning Java to provide the reader
with an understanding of how professionals use Java to develop software
solutions. Pro Java starts with an overview of best methods and tools for
developing Java applications. It then examines the the more sophisticated and
nuanced parts of the Java JDK. The final and most extensive part of the book
shows how to implement these ideas to build real-world applications, using both
Java APIs as well as related Java open source tools. In short, this book
provides a comprehensive treatment of the professional Java development process,
without losing focus in exhaustive coverage of isolated features and APIs.
PART I: THINKING LIKE A JAVA DEVELOOPER.
Chapter 1. Key Java Language Features and Libraries.
Chapter 2. Tools and techniques for Developing Java Solutions.
Chapter 3. Exploiting Patterns in Java.
PART II: A BRAOD UNDERSTANDING OF JAVA APIs, TOOLS, AND TECHNIQUES.
Chapter 4. Developing Effective User Interfaces with JFC.
Chapter 5. Persisting Your Application Using Files.
Chapter 6. Persisting Your Application Using Databases.
Chapter 7. Developing Web Applications Using the Model 1 Architecture.
Chapter 8. Developing Web Applications Using the Model 2 Architecture.
Chapter 9. Interacting with C / C++ Using Java Native Interface.
Chapter 10. EJB 3 and the Java Persistence API.
Chapter 11. Communicating Between Java Components and Components of Other
Chapter 12. Service Oriented Integration.
Chapter 13. Java Security.
Chapter 14. Packaging and Deploying Your Java Applications.