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Publisher's Summary

This is the first in a series of books dedicated to learning about Java and Java programming.

Java is a simple yet powerful programming language, taught in colleges and used by companies all over the world. It is one of the most common programming languages used in modern business, and a graspable entry into the object-oriented class of programming languages. This book will take you from complete novice to knowledgeable beginner, with an appreciation for the history behind Java development. You will finish this entry in the series with the tools and building blocks necessary to write simple Java programs, and the foundation of learning necessary to advance to the intermediate, more complex facets of Java smoothly and seamlessly.

In this book, you will find:

  • Who created Java, and why
  • An overview of object oriented programming (OOP)
  • How Java and its software are used
  • An explanation why Java is popular and user friendly

Delving into the technical aspects of Java, this book will teach you about:

  • Variables
  • Data structures
  • Control structures
  • Syntax
  • Tools, commands, and the code to build your first set of programs

Whether your end goal is to work in Silicon Valley, create games, or build your own app - every journey begins with a single step. Take the first step on your journey to harness the power of code.

©2016 Scott Bernard (P)2017 Scott Bernard

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Well done!

This is a well written little Java book. It goes into detail about the background and history of Java, and follows up by explaining some of the functions of Java and how to use them. The author provides a step-by-step guide at the end to build a simple program. There's plenty for beginners here, but not enough to overwhelm them with information. Well done!

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good to listen

Good to listen about Java Programming: An Introduction, History, and the Fundamentals for Creating Your First Program

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helped me

Learning JAVA is not a piece of cake. You really have to understand how the code works or else you won’t get a good result or any result at all.

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Quick and Easy

I highly recommend this guide to all those interested in knowing and understanding Java program as this book carries all that is required. The author gives definite examples which enhance ones understanding and one finds it easy to learn.Congratulations to the author. A book well done.

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Awesome book

Awsome Book ! If your looking in to Java Programing Not to be confuse with JavaScript buy This Book

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good to listen

The author did a great job. I would love to read more books from this author. I found it very helpful and I definitely recommend it to everybody who needs to learn Java fast!

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good

This book is very good for those who want to understand one of the most important languages of computers-the JavaScript. It helped me understand java programming easily and really made me more interested in knowing this program more.

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Fundamentals for Creating Your First Program

This book is an exceptional book. Thanks to this book I know a bit more about Java and even more. Now I understand Java. I appreciate the author for writing this easy and simple book.

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Super guide

This book indeed is suited for everyone and for any beginners, for this is very comprehensive, simple words and explanations so easily be understood.

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The best guide about java programming

Java programming: master’s handbook, the book pretty well covers all the basics.
This book helps you to use Java more efficiently and gives you the idea when to break some rules if necessary.

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  • 09-23-17

glad to have this book

This book is the most comprehensive text on Java I could find. It should be for the price. Unlike other books on Java, it actually has a glossary (!), it actually diagrams common Java statements such as "public static void main(String [] args)"--THIS IS THE ONLY BOOK ON JAVA THAT EXPLAINED TO ME EXACTLY WHAT THAT FREAKING STATEMENT MEANS!!!
It ain't cheap, but it's well worth it.

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  • Reinaldo Costa
  • 09-23-17

excellent

I had zero experience with java before reading this book and it was assigned during two of my courses (so I have officially the whole thing). I thought it was the best of all my text books; it helped me to understand the basics of java as well as the basics of object-oriented programming. The exercises that followed each chapter were challenging and fun. Would definitely recommend for anyone trying to learn java

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  • Percy Tapia
  • 09-23-17

one of my best book

I really like the layout of this text book. My college course uses this text book to teach basic Java. So far I am very impressed with the overall learning experience that this book provides. I have looked at a tonne of books that teach Java and this is definitely one of the best

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  • Scottie Beaver
  • 09-22-17

amazing

I had to get this for a Java course. It covers a lot of basic concepts, but it also misses a lot. There's very little on GUI design and no mention of design patterns or concepts you actually need if you have a job coding Java. I'd recommend it to beginners.

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  • swetha
  • 09-22-17

nice book

Exactly what I needed for my Java class, good stuff! This author is easy to understand, doesn't feel like a boring book

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  • Abufarims
  • 09-09-17

Great book

This book will take you from complete novice to knowledgeable beginner, with an appreciation for the history behind Java development.

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  • Iva Livingston
  • 09-09-17

VERY WELL WRITTEN BOOK

Java is a simple yet powerful programming language, taught in colleges and used by companies all over the world. It is one of the most common programming languages used in modern business, and a graspable entry into the object-oriented class of programming languages.

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  • Ignacio
  • 09-09-17

Love this book....

It's not just a step by step how-to-do, it explains how it works in detail. At the end there is a simple walk-through that meant so much more, due to the preceding chapters.

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  • Horatio
  • 09-09-17

useful guide

The difference in this book is the detailed discussion on how it was developed and how to use it. This book gives information that I have failed to find in so many others.

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  • Bruin
  • 09-09-17

great tips

I have to say I'm very impressed. I hate java, it's far from easy and I've done workshops that left me confused.

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