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If you or someone you know has been struggling to learn how to use Java the way the pros do, get a copy of Murach's Beginning Java with Eclipse right away. * Section 1 gets you off to a solid start, even if you don't have much...or any...programming experience.
By the end, you'll be coding, testing, and debugging object-oriented Java applications that use classes from the Java SE 8 API, as well as your own classes.
Really! * Then, sections 2, 3, and 4 let you build out your core Java and OOP skills.
That includes working with features that are new in Java 8, like lambda expressions and the new date/time API. * At that point, you'll have the core Java skills you need to start learning web or Android programming. Or, you can go on to section 5 to see how to create database applications for the desktop using Swing for the interface. * Throughout, you'll learn how to use Eclipse to save you time and work every day.
This is the IDE Java programmers use most...and we're delighted to have a book that teaches you to use it so effectively.
So if you...or someone you know...wants to get a professional start with Java, I hope you'll get your copy of Murach's Beginning Java with Eclipse right away!