- Written expressly for people who already know a procedural or object-oriented programming language.
- Takes a concise approach designed to make the most of the experience you already have.
- Covers the core elements of Java 1.4, including language syntax, OO features, collections, exception handling, input/output, threads, event handling, and Swing components.
- Filled with incisive coding examples and line-by-line analyses.
Michael Sikora has worked in the IT industry for over 25 years. He spent a decade with Shell developing exploration systems that incorporated emerging graphics and database technologies. Today he is an independent consultant who devotes much of his time to designing and building Oracle-based applications. He is the author of the textbook Oracle Database Principles (Palgrave Macmillan, 1997).