by Kathy Sierra writing Head First Android Development, Dawn wrote three other Head First books. O'Reilly - Head First Object-Oriented Analysis & Design. A few days ago I received my copy of Head First Java by Kathy Sierra and Bert This Head First Servlets book is as good as the Head First EJB book, which. Head First Java, 2nd Edition. by Bert Bates, Kathy Sierra. Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Release Date: February ISBN: View table of.
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What they're saying about Head First. Praise for Head First Java. Praise for other Head First books co-authored by Kathy and Bert. Who is this book for? Copyright © Bert Bates and Kathy Sierra. This PDF is made available for. Head First Java, 2nd Edition [Kathy Sierra, Bert Bates] on aracer.mobi and educational psychology, Head First books get your brain into learning mode. Kathy Sierra has been interested in learning theory since her days as a game designer. Head First Javaputs these theories into practice with a vengeance.
After all, that's the way it was built to help you stay alive. It takes all the routine, ordinary, dull stuff and filters it to the background so it won't interfere with your brain's real work--recording things that matter. How does your brain know what matters? It's like the creators of the Head First approach say, suppose you're out for a hike and a tiger jumps in front of you, what happens in your brain?
Neurons fire. Emotions crank up. Chemicals surge.
That's how your brain knows. And that's how your brain will learn Java. Head First Java combines puzzles, strong visuals, mysteries, and soul-searching interviews with famous Java objects to engage you in many different ways. It's fast, it's fun, and it's effective.
And, despite its playful appearance, Head First Java is serious stuff: You'll learn everything from the fundamentals to advanced topics, including threads, network sockets, and distributed programming with RMI. And the new. Because Java 5. So learning the Head First way is more important than ever. If you've read a Head First book, you know what to expect--a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works.
If you haven't, you're in for a treat. You'll see why people say it's unlike any other Java book you've ever read. By exploiting how your brain works, Head First Java compresses the time it takes to learn and retain--complex information.
Its unique approach not only shows you what you need to know about Java syntax, it teaches you to think like a Java programmer. If you want to be bored, download some other book. But if you want to understand Java, this book's for you. Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best.
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Book Description Learning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object-oriented computer programming language like Java.
Intro Who is this book for? Who should probably back away from this book? Dive in A Quick Dip: Looping and looping and Classes and Objects: A Trip to Objectville Chair Wars: He could almost feel the rolled steel of the Aeron beneath his But wait!
What about the Amoeba rotate? The suspense is killing me. Who got the chair? When you design a class, think about the objects that will be created from that class type.
Think about Things an object knows about itself are called Things an object can do are called A class is not an object.
And the new. Because Java 5. So learning the Head First way is more important than ever. If you've read a Head First book, you know what to expect--a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. If you haven't, you're in for a treat. You'll see why people say it's unlike any other Java book you've ever read.
By exploiting how your brain works, Head First Java compresses the time it takes to learn and retain--complex information. Its unique approach not only shows you what you need to know about Java syntax, it teaches you to think like a Java programmer. If you want to be bored, download some other book. All in all, I guess I shouldn't comment, since I look more like the nerd in the center of the cover.
There are a wide variety of books on learning Java. Arguably—and trust me, I will argue—the best thing about this book are the figures. Almost every page comes with a number of great visual metaphors to help you not only learn Java, but recall it later with eccentric fits of random laughter while stuck in a meeting.
Want a great reminder of how serialization and deserialization works? Go no further than the table of contents for Chapter 14, where an inflated rubber-frog intertube deserialized is pasted next to itself completely deflated, looking like the life has been sucked right out of it serialized.
Want to know why inheritance isn't always a good thing? Try asking the "doctor" on page , who inherited his knowledge so he didn't have to go to medical school. Passing by copy instead of value? Let the depressed office worker making multiple photocopies of his face help you remember which is which.
And, of course, there's the ever-present crossword puzzles that I even find my wife penciling words on in her spare time.