Foundations of Java for ABAP Programmers by Alistair RooneyFoundations of Java for ABAP Programmers by Alistair Rooney

Foundations of Java for ABAP Programmers

byAlistair Rooney

Hardcover | April 5, 2006

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Java has been a part of developers' vocabularies since 1995. At first it was thought of as being a nice, neat little language that could do some amazing things for the Internet. However, the language soon matured, and it still kept its simple approach. Developers started to realize the awesome power of a clean uncluttered alternative to C/C++. It wasn't long before visionaries in the industry discovered that Java could be further extended into an "enterprise" language. Thus J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) was born. This has also matured into a solid base for running three-tier, web-based, enterprise systems. If anyone doubts the industrial strength of these systems, there are now a wealth of bl- chip corporations using J2EE. They use IBM WebSphere and other enterprise systems to create very large, robust, and "externalized" systems. The dot-com boom may have adjusted itself somewhat, but it is by no means gone. The statement that the Gartner group made a few years ago, that corporations would have to externalize their data or lose out to competitors that have, is still very valid. Can you imagine working with a bank that did not offer online banking? They wouldn't survive for very long if their competitors were all "webified"! So, in 2001, one of the most innovative ERP companies, SAP, saw an opportunity to bring Java into its development environment.
Alistair Rooney has been in corporate IT for 23 years. He has been an IT manager, project manager, technical consultant, and developer. He delivered the first Java course for SAP in Brussels and has been a dedicated evangelist for externalizing corporate data with Java. Alistair lives outside of Durban, South Africa, with his wife, two...
Title:Foundations of Java for ABAP ProgrammersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:196 pages, 22.9 × 15.2 × 0.01 inPublished:April 5, 2006Publisher:APRESS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590596250

ISBN - 13:9781590596258

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Table of Contents

  1. Your First Java Program
  2. Object Orientation in a Nutshell
  3. The Primitive Data Types
  5. Naming Standards and Conventions
  6. The Java Operators
  7. Strings with Java
  8. Control Flow
  9. Jump Statements
  10. Arrays and Collections in Java
  11. Object Orientation in Java
  12. More OO in Java-Interfaces and Abstract Classes
  13. Inner, Nested, and Anonymous Classes
  14. Errors and Exceptions
  15. Threads, Daemons, and Garbage Collection
  16. Basic Swing Using Default Layouts
  17. Event Handling
  18. Layout Managers and Other Components
  19. JDBC Technology
  20. The Java Connector (JCo)
  21. Servlets
  22. JavaServer Pages (JSP)
  23. Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  24. Java Messaging Services
  25. Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0