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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 1088
  • Edition: 10th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-417790-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-417790-8

Core Java® has long been recognized as the leading, no-nonsense tutorial and reference for experienced programmers who want to write robust Java code for real-world applications. Now, Core Java®, Volume II—Advanced Features, Tenth Edition, has been extensively updated to reflect the most eagerly awaited and innovative version of Java in years: Java SE 8. Rewritten and reorganized to illuminate powerful new Java features, idioms, and best practices for enterprise and desktop development, it contains hundreds of up-to-date example programs—all carefully crafted for easy understanding and practical applicability.

Writing for serious programmers solving real-world problems, Cay Horstmann deepens your understanding of today’s Java language and library. In this second of two updated volumes, he offers in-depth coverage of advanced topics including the new Streams API and date/time/calendar library, advanced Swing, security, code processing, and more. This guide will help you

  • Use the new Streams library to process collections more flexibly and efficiently
  • Efficiently access files and directories, read/write binary or text data, and serialize objects
  • Work with Java SE 8’s regular expression package
  • Make the most of XML in Java: parsing, validation, XPath, document generation, XSL, and more
  • Efficiently connect Java programs to network services
  • Program databases with JDBC 4.2
  • Elegantly overcome date/time programming complexities with the new java.time API
  • Write internationalized programs with localized dates/times, numbers, text, and GUIs
  • Process code with the scripting API, compiler API, and annotation processors
  • Enforce security via class loaders, bytecode verification, security managers, permissions, user authentication, digital signatures, code signing, and encryption
  • Master advanced Swing components for lists, tables, trees, text, and progress indicators
  • Produce high-quality drawings with the Java 2D API
  • Use JNI native methods to leverage code in other languages

If you’re an experienced programmer moving to Java SE 8, Core Java®, Tenth Edition, is the reliable, practical, and complete guide to the Java platform that has been trusted by developers for over twenty years.

Look for the companion volume, Core Java®, Volume I—Fundamentals, Tenth Edition (ISBN-13: 978-0-13-417730-4), for foundational coverage of Java 8 language concepts, UI programming, objects, generics, collections, lambda expressions, concurrency, functional programming, and more.

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Table of Contents

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xix

Chapter 1: The Java SE 8 Stream Library 1

1.1 From Iterating to Stream Operations 2

1.2 Stream Creation 5

1.3 The filter, map, and flatMap Methods 9

1.4 Extracting Substreams and Concatenating Streams 10

1.5 Other Stream Transformations 11

1.6 Simple Reductions 12

1.7 The Optional Type 13

1.8 Collecting Results 19

1.9 Collecting into Maps 24

1.10 Grouping and Partitioning 28

1.11 Downstream Collectors 29

1.12 Reduction Operations 33

1.13 Primitive Type Streams 36

1.14 Parallel Streams 41

Chapter 2: Input and Output 47

2.1 Input/Output Streams 48

2.2 Text Input and Output 60

2.3 Reading and Writing Binary Data 69

2.4 Object Input/Output Streams and Serialization 80

2.5 Working with Files 100

2.6 Memory-Mapped Files 116

2.7 Regular Expressions 128

Chapter 3: XML 143

3.1 Introducing XML 144

3.2 Parsing an XML Document 149

3.3 Validating XML Documents 162

3.4 Locating Information with XPath 190

3.5 Using Namespaces 196

3.6 Streaming Parsers 199

3.7 Generating XML Documents 208

3.8 XSL Transformations 222

Chapter 4: Networking 233

4.1 Connecting to a Server 233

4.2 Implementing Servers 241

4.3 Interruptible Sockets 250

4.4 Getting Web Data 257

4.5 Sending E-Mail 277

Chapter 5: Database Programming 281

5.1 The Design of JDBC 282

5.2 The Structured Query Language 285

5.3 JDBC Configuration 291

5.4 Working with JDBC Statements 297

5.5 Query Execution 309

5.6 Scrollable and Updatable Result Sets 321

5.7 Row Sets 328

5.8 Metadata 333

5.9 Transactions 344

5.10 Advanced SQL Types 347

5.11 Connection Management in Web and Enterprise Applications 349

Chapter 6: The Date and Time API 351

6.1 The Time Line 352

6.2 Local Dates 355

6.3 Date Adjusters 358

6.4 Local Time 360

6.5 Zoned Time 361

6.6 Formatting and Parsing 365

6.7 Interoperating with Legacy Code 369

Chapter 7: Internationalization 371

7.1 Locales 372

7.2 Number Formats 378

7.3 Currencies 384

7.4 Date and Time 385

7.5 Collation and Normalization 393

7.6 Message Formatting 400

7.7 Text Input and Output 404

7.8 Resource Bundles 408

7.9 A Complete Example 413

Chapter 8: Scripting, Compiling, and Annotation Processing 429

8.1 Scripting for the Java Platform 430

8.2 The Compiler API 443

8.3 Using Annotations 455

8.4 Annotation Syntax 462

8.5 Standard Annotations 470

8.6 Source-Level Annotation Processing 475

8.7 Bytecode Engineering 481

Chapter 9: Security 491

9.1 Class Loaders 492

9.2 Security Managers and Permissions 509

9.3 User Authentication 530

9.4 Digital Signatures 546

9.5 Encryption 567

Chapter 10: Advanced Swing 581

10.1 Lists 582

10.2 Tables 599

10.3 Trees 639

10.4 Text Components 681

10.5 Progress Indicators 719

10.6 Component Organizers and Decorators 731

Chapter 11: Advanced AWT 765

11.1 The Rendering Pipeline 766

11.2 Shapes 769

11.3 Areas 786

11.4 Strokes 788

11.5 Paint 797

11.6 Coordinate Transformations 799

11.7 Clipping 805

11.8 Transparency and Composition 807

11.9 Rendering Hints 817

11.10 Readers and Writers for Images 823

11.11 Image Manipulation 834

11.12 Printing 851

11.13 The Clipboard 887

11.14 Drag and Drop 903

11.15 Platform Integration 921

Chapter 12: Native Methods 939

12.1 Calling a C Function from a Java Program 940

12.2 Numeric Parameters and Return Values 947

12.3 String Parameters 949

12.4 Accessing Fields 956

12.5 Encoding Signatures 961

12.6 Calling Java Methods 963

12.7 Accessing Array Elements 970

12.8 Handling Errors 974

12.9 Using the Invocation API 980

12.10 A Complete Example: Accessing the Windows Registry 985

Index 1002


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