Cay S. Horstmann

Cay S. Horstmann is a Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at San Jose State University. He is an experienced professional programmer and was Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Preview Systems, Inc. He is also a consultant for major corporations, universities and organizations on C++, Java, Windows and Internet programming. Horstmann is the author of many successful professional and academic books, including Core Java (Sun Microsystems Press), with Gary Cornell, Computing Concepts with Java Essentials (John Wiley and Sons, Inc.), Big Java (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), and Computing Concepts with C++ Essentials (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.).
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The #1 Guide to Advanced Java Programming, Fully Updated for Java 11

Core Java has long been recognized as the leading, no-nonsense tutorial and reference for experienced programmers who want to write robust Java code for real-world applications. Now, Core Java, Volume II—Advanced Features, Eleventh Edition, has been updated for Java 11, with up-to-date coverage of advanced UI and enterprise programming, networking, security, and Java’s powerful new module system.

Cay S. Horstmann explores sophisticated new language and library features with the depth and completeness that readers expect from Core Java. He demonstrates how to use these features to build professional-quality applications, using thoroughly tested examples that reflect modern Java style and best practices, including modularization. Horstmann’s examples are carefully crafted for easy understanding and maximum practical value, so you can consistently use them to jump-start your own code.

Master advanced techniques, idioms, and best practices for writing superior Java code Take full advantage of modern Java I/O APIs, object serialization, and regular expressions Efficiently connect to network services, implement network clients and servers, and harvest web data Query databases and manage database connections with the latest version of JDBC Simplify all aspects of date and time programming with the Java Date and Time API Write internationalized programs that localize dates, times, numbers, text, and GUIs Process code in three powerful ways: the scripting API, compiler API, and annotation processing Learn how to migrate legacy code to the Java Platform Module System Leverage the modern Java security features most valuable to application programmers Program advanced client-side user interfaces, and generate images on the server Use JNI to interoperate with native C code See Core Java, Volume I—Fundamentals, Eleventh Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-13-516630-7), for expert coverage of fundamental Java and UI programming, including objects, generics, collections, lambda expressions, Swing design, concurrency, and functional programming.
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The #1 Guide for Serious Programmers: Fully Updated for Java SE 9, 10 & 11

Cay Horstmann’s Core Java, Volume I—Fundamentals, Eleventh Edition, is the definitive guide to writing robust, maintainable code with the Java SE 9, 10, and 11 language and libraries. Horstmann writes for serious programmers who use Java in production projects, and need a deep, practical understanding of the language and API. Throughout, he delivers what you need most: hundreds of real (non-toy) examples revealing the most powerful, effective ways to get the job done.

Updated examples reflect the new var keyword and take advantage of improvements in the Java API. You’ll learn how to use JShell’s new Read-Eval-Print Loop (REPL) for more rapid and exploratory development, and apply new features of the APIs for streams, input/output, processes, and concurrency.

In this first of two volumes, Horstmann offers in-depth coverage of fundamental Java and UI programming, including object-oriented programming, generics, collections, lambda expressions, Swing design, concurrency, and functional programming. If you’re an experienced programmer moving to Java SE 9, 10, or 11, there’s no better source for expert insight, solutions, and code.

Master foundational techniques, idioms, and best practices for writing superior Java code Efficiently implement encapsulation and inheritance Use sound principles of object-oriented design Leverage the full power of objects with interfaces, lambda expressions, and inner classes Harden programs through effective exception handling and debugging Write safer, more reusable code with generic programming Improve performance and efficiency with Java’s standard collections Build cross-platform GUIs with the Swing toolkit Fully utilize multicore processors with Java’s improved concurrency

See Core Java, Volume II—Advanced Features, Eleventh Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-13-516631-4), for expert coverage of Java 9, 10, and 11 enterprise features, the module system, annotations, networking, security, and advanced UI programming.

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Scala is a modern programming language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) that combines the best features of object-oriented and functional programming languages. Using Scala, you can write programs more concisely than in Java, as well as leverage the full power of concurrency. Since Scala runs on the JVM, it can access any Java library and is interoperable with Java frameworks.

Scala for the Impatient concisely shows developers what Scala can do and how to do it. In this book, Cay Horstmann, the principal author of the international best-selling Core Java™, offers a rapid, code-based introduction that’s completely practical. Horstmann introduces Scala concepts and techniques in “blog-sized” chunks that you can quickly master and apply. Hands-on activities guide you through well-defined stages of competency, from basic to expert. Coverage includes

Getting started quickly with Scala’s interpreter, syntax, tools, and unique idioms Mastering core language features: functions, arrays, maps, tuples, packages, imports, exception handling, and more Becoming familiar with object-oriented programming in Scala: classes, inheritance, and traits Using Scala for real-world programming tasks: working with files, regular expressions, and XML Working with higher-order functions and the powerful Scala collections library Leveraging Scala’s powerful pattern matching and case classes Creating concurrent programs with Scala actors Implementing domain-specific languages Understanding the Scala type system Applying advanced “power tools” such as annotations, implicits, and delimited continuations

Scala is rapidly reaching a tipping point that will reshape the experience of programming. This book will help object-oriented programmers build on their existing skills, allowing them to immediately construct useful applications as they gradually master advanced programming techniques.

Eagerly anticipated by millions of programmers, Java SE 8 is the most important Java update in many years. The addition of lambda expressions (closures) and streams represents the biggest change to Java programming since the introduction of generics and annotations.

Now, with Java SE 8 for the Really Impatient , internationally renowned Java author Cay S. Horstmann concisely introduces Java 8’s most valuable new features (plus a few Java 7 innovations that haven’t gotten the attention they deserve). If you’re an experienced Java programmer, Horstmann’s practical insights and sample code will help you quickly take advantage of these and other Java language and platform improvements. This indispensable guide includes

Coverage of using lambda expressions (closures) to write computation “snippets” that can be passed to utility functions The brand-new streams API that makes Java collections far more flexible and efficient Major updates to concurrent programming that make use of lambda expressions (filter/map/reduce) and that provide dramatic performance improvements for shared counters and hash tables A full chapter with advice on how you can put lambda expressions to work in your own programs Coverage of the long-awaited introduction of a well-designed date/time/calendar library (JSR 310) A concise introduction to JavaFX, which is positioned to replace Swing GUIs, and to the Nashorn Javascript engine A thorough discussion of many small library changes that make Java programming more productive and enjoyable

This is the first title to cover all of these highly anticipated improvements and is invaluable for anyone who wants to write tomorrow’s most robust, efficient, and secure Java code.

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