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Core Java, Volume II--Advanced Features

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This book covers user-interface programming and the enterprise features of the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE). It contains sample programs to illustrate practical solutions to the type of real-world problems professional developers encounter.
Paperback, Seventh Edition, 1002 pages
Published by Prentice Hall (first published December 27th 1999)
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When I started learning Java, I was searching for a book that offers a high level of details, but in the same time, considers the fact that I'm starting from the bottom.
Such a book would talk about general features at first hand, makes me a simple Java user, and ready to attack advanced features to master the language and all of the SE.
Core Java, offers more than this. Examples compilation in a manner that you can do them as training labs, before you see the code/solution, which is very efficien
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Cameron
Sep 20, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: computer-science
Good book. I guess it is about as good as you can get while trying to shove several so called advanced topics into one book. This is still more on the api and rules side as opposed to example of good use cases to use things like custom ClassLoaders etc.
Marty Ross
Aug 04, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: educational
Pretty dull, and I'm glad it's over.
Waszak
Mar 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
Good but nothing about Spring or Hibernate.
Nivas
Feb 16, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: computer-science
Great textbook for advanced features
Sergey Pereverzov
Feb 22, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
generally good

Good book, but it is overfocused on the legacy staff like Applets, UI, etc. Good for newbies as well, explains base computer science principles
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