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5. Introduction to Java: Objects, Methods, Classes, and Interfaces

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

The programming language used for developing your Android applications is Oracle’s Java SE, which was created by Sun Microsystems and later acquired by Oracle. As you learned in Chapter 2, Java SE stands for Java Standard Edition, though many programmers shorten this to just “Java.” Java is what is called an object-oriented programming (or “OOP”) language , which you are going to learn all about during this chapter. It is important to note that all of these Java programming concepts, components, and constructs that you will be learning ...

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