Java in a Nutshell
by David Flanagan
Publisher: O'Reilly 1997
Number of pages: 628
The bestselling Java book is now better than ever. Java programmers migrating to 1.1 find this second edition of Java in a Nutshell contains everything they need to get up to speed. Newcomers find it still has all of the features that have made it the Java book most often recommended on the Internet. This complete quick reference covers all the classes in the Java 1.1 API, with the exception of the Enterprise APIs, making it the only quick reference that a Java programmer needs.
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