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A Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

A Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

Unique among Java books, the 4th edition of A Programmer's Guide to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) combines an integrated, expert guide to Java SE 8 with comprehensive coverage of Oracle's new Java SE 8 OCA exam. This tutorial/reference/prep guide has been thoroughly revised to reflect major changes in the new exam, including increased focus on analyzing code scenarios, and not just individual language constructs. Each exam objective is thoroughly addressed, reflecting the latest Java SE 8 features, API classes, and best practices for effective programming.

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In this chapter from Augmented Reality: Principles and Practice, Dieter Schmalstieg and Tobias Hollerer provide an introduction to the research field and practical occurrences of augmented reality, present a brief history of the field, take you on a whirlwind tour of AR application examples, and conclude with a discussion of related fields.

In this new article series, Alessandro Del Sole introduces GitHub, the popular platform for collaboration on open source projects, from the point of view of .NET developers using Visual Studio 2015.

In this chapter from Lean Sigma, Ian Wedgwood examines who will benefit from this book, reviews the assumptions that are needed to follow its project-based approach, and explains the basics and terminology of the Lean Sigma process improvement methodology.

In this chapter from Android Development Patterns, Phil Dutson covers the View class and several subclasses, and explains how to create a custom view.

In this chapter from My Digital Entertainment for Seniors, Jason R. Rich explains buying and streaming shows on your computer, smartphone, or tablet, and discusses some apps that enhance your viewing experience on a regular TV.

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