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COBOL Programmers Swing with Java - E. Reed Doke

Paperback Published: 28th December 2004
ISBN: 9780521546843
Number Of Pages: 296

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In the fast moving world of information technology, Java is now the number 1 programming language. Programmers and developers everywhere need to know Java to keep pace with traditional and web-based application development. COBOL Programmers Swing with Java provides COBOL programmers a clear, easy transition to Java programming by drawing on the numerous similarities between COBOL and Java. The authors introduce the COBOL programmer to the history of Java and object-oriented programming and then dive into the details of the Java syntax, always contrasting them with their parallels in COBOL. A running case study gives the reader an overall view of application development with Java, with increased functionality as new material is presented. This new edition features the development of graphical user interfaces (GUI's) using the latest in Java Swing components. The clear writing style and excellent examples make the book suitable for anyone wanting to learn Java and OO programming, whether they have a background in COBOL or not.

From reviews of the first edition: 'This book will get maximum leverage out of any reader's Cobol background. I would recommend it as a starting point for a Cobol programmer who is planning to learn Java.' Computing Reviews 'I would ... recommend this book to COBOL programmers who want, or need, to know something about Java.' Peter S. Tiller, CVu

Introduction
Why you should learn Java
An introduction to object-oriented programming
Java structure
Defining data
Computation
Decision making
Loops
Arrays
Data access
Graphical user interface
Object-oriented development issues
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ISBN: 9780521546843
ISBN-10: 0521546842
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 28th December 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 17.5  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised