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Java, A Beginner’s Guide, 5th Edition by Herbert Schildt

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Introduction

Java is one of the world’s most important and widely used computer programming languages because it is the preeminent language of the Internet. To be a professional Web developer today implies proficiency in Java. Therefore, if Web application programming is in your future, you have chosen the right language to learn. Java is also part of the smartphone revolution because it is used for Android programming. Simply put: Java programming is at the foundation of much of the modern world of computing.

The purpose of this book is to teach you the fundamentals of Java programming. It uses a step-by-step approach complete with numerous examples, self-tests, and projects. It assumes no previous programming experience. The book starts with ...

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