Java 7 Programming for Absolute Beginners introduces the new core, open-source Java Development Kit. Its focus is on practical knowledge and completenessit provides all the bits and pieces an utter novice needs to get started programming in Java.
This book leads you through the standard Java support for maintaining abstract groups of data, from the historical collection classes available since the inception of Java time, through the Collections Framework introduced with the Java 2 platform, and on to third-party alternative libraries for times when the standard support isn't enough.
Java EE 7 Recipes takes an example-based approach in showing how to program Enterprise Java applications for many different scenarios, and using the very latest in frameworks and technologies that are available in the Java EE 7 platform.
Java Persistence for Relational Databases is chock-full of best practices and patterns, for those of you who want to connect to databases using Java! Coverage includes various database-related APIs for Java, like JDO, JDBC (including the newest 3.0 APIs), and CMP ("Container Managed Persistence" with EJB).
As JavaFX Script: Dynamic Java Scripting for Rich Internet/Client-side Applications demonstrates, developers can create rich Internet applications and rich client-side user interfaces quickly and easily with this potential replacement for Ajax and perhaps even ActionScript and other scripting found in Flash.
This book will show you what the JavaFX platform can really do for Java desktop and mobile front ends. It presents a number of excellent visual effects and techniques that will make any JavaFX application stand outwhether it's animation, multimedia, or a game.
Deploying J2EE applications and configuring the application server are some of the most tricky, non-standard elements of J2EE development. But JBoss 3.2 Deployment and Administration will help you navigate configurative, administrative, and deployment tasks on the JBoss application server.
JDBC Metadata, MySQL, and Oracle Recipes is the only book that focuses on metadata or annotation-based code recipes for JDBC API for use with Oracle and MySQL. This edition is also a Java EE 5-compliant book, perfect for lightweight Java database development.