Building Mobile Applications with Java: Using the Google Web Toolkit and PhoneGap

By Joshua Marinacci

Do you must improve cellular apps with Java—and have them paintings on various units powered via iOS and Android? You’ve come to the best place.

This project-driven ebook indicates you ways to construct moveable apps with outstanding open resource frameworks, Google net instruments (GWT) and PhoneGap. With those instruments, you’ll use write Java code that compiles into cross-platform Javascript and HTML, and realize the right way to make the most of positive factors in different renowned units, equivalent to the digicam, accelerometer, and GPS.

  • Get begun with GWT via development an instance Twitter seek app
  • Build a instance internet app and adapt it for cellular with CSS
  • Add contact centric controls with the GWT cellular UI library
  • Develop a operating wine magazine app that tracks a user’s GPS location
  • Use innovations to make a cellular model of your internet or machine app
  • Work with HTML5 Canvas to construct a cellular video game
  • Package your apps for iOS, webOS, and Android with PhoneGap

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Expert One-on-One J2EE Design and Development

What is that this publication about?

The result of utilizing J2EE in perform are frequently disappointing: purposes are frequently sluggish, unduly complicated, and take too lengthy to advance. Rod Johnson believes that the matter lies now not in J2EE itself, yet in that it's always used badly. Many J2EE courses recommend techniques that, whereas high quality in idea, usually fail in fact, or bring no actual company value.

Expert One-on-One: J2EE layout and Development goals to demystify J2EE improvement. utilizing a realistic concentration, it indicates how one can use J2EE applied sciences to minimize, instead of elevate, complexity. Rod attracts on his event of designing profitable high-volume J2EE purposes and salvaging failing tasks, in addition to intimate wisdom of the J2EE requisites, to provide a real-world, how-to consultant on the way you can also make J2EE paintings in practice.

It might help you to unravel universal issues of J2EE and stay away from the pricy errors usually made in J2EE initiatives. it's going to consultant you thru the complexity of the J2EE prone and APIs to provide help to construct the best attainable answer, on time and on funds. Rod takes a pragmatic, pragmatic strategy, wondering J2EE orthodoxy the place it has didn't bring leads to perform and in its place suggesting powerful, confirmed approaches.

What does this ebook cover?

In this publication, you are going to learn

  • When to exploit a disbursed architecture
  • When and the way to take advantage of EJB
  • How to boost a good facts entry strategy
  • How to layout a fresh and maintainable net interface
  • How to layout J2EE purposes for performance

Who is that this booklet for?

This publication will be of worth to so much company builders. even if a number of the dialogue (for instance, on functionality and scalability) will be so much appropriate to architects and lead builders, the sensible concentration might make it precious to someone with a few familiarity with J2EE. a result of whole design-deployment assurance, a much less complicated developer might paintings in the course of the e-book besides a extra introductory textual content, and effectively construct and comprehend the pattern software. This entire insurance might even be important to builders in smaller businesses, who may be known as upon to fill a number of as a rule specified roles.

What is designated approximately this book?

Wondering what differentiates this publication from others love it available in the market? Take a look:

  • It doesn't simply talk about expertise, yet pressure its useful software. The booklet is pushed from the necessity to clear up universal projects, instead of via the weather of J2EE.
  • It speak about dangers in J2EE development
  • It takes the reader throughout the whole layout, improvement and construct technique of a non-trivial software. This would not be compressed into one or chapters, just like the Java puppy shop, yet will be a practical instance such as the complexity of functions readers would have to build.
  • At every one aspect within the layout, replacement offerings will be mentioned. this may be vital either the place there is a genuine challenge with the most obvious replacement, and the place the most obvious possible choices are probably both valid.
  • It emphasizes using OO layout and layout styles in J2EE, with no turning into a theoretical book

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Java: The Complete Reference, Ninth Edition

By Herbert Schildt

The Definitive Java Programming Guide

Fully up-to-date for Java SE eight, Java: the total Reference, 9th variation explains tips on how to improve, assemble, debug, and run Java courses. Bestselling programming writer Herb Schildt covers the full Java language, together with its syntax, key terms, and basic programming ideas, in addition to major parts of the Java API library. JavaBeans, servlets, applets, and Swing are tested and real-world examples display Java in motion. New Java SE eight good points reminiscent of lambda expressions, the move library, and the default interface procedure are mentioned intimately. This Oracle Press source additionally deals an effective creation to JavaFX.

Coverage includes:

  • Data varieties, variables, arrays, and operators
  • Control statements
  • Classes, items, and techniques
  • Method overloading and overriding
  • Inheritance
  • Interfaces and applications
  • Exception dealing with
  • Multithreaded programming
  • Enumerations, autoboxing, and annotations
  • The I/O sessions
  • Generics
  • Lambda expressions
  • String dealing with
  • The Collections Framework
  • Networking
  • Event dealing with
  • AWT and Swing
  • The Concurrent API
  • The circulate API
  • Regular expressions
  • JavaFX
  • JavaBeans
  • Applets and servlets
  • Much, a lot more

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Java Performance: The Definitive Guide

By Scott Oaks

Coding and checking out are frequently thought of separate parts of workmanship. during this finished advisor, writer and Java specialist Scott Oaks takes the procedure that anybody who works with Java might be both adept at realizing how code behaves within the JVM, in addition to the tunings prone to support its performance.

You’ll achieve in-depth wisdom of Java program functionality, utilizing the Java digital laptop (JVM) and the Java platform, together with the language and API. builders and function engineers alike will study a number of gains, instruments, and techniques for making improvements to the best way Java 7 and eight purposes perform.

  • Apply 4 ideas for acquiring the easiest effects from functionality testing
  • Use JDK instruments to assemble info on how a Java software is performing
  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of utilizing a JIT compiler
  • Tune JVM rubbish creditors to impact courses as low as possible
  • Use ideas to control heap reminiscence and JVM local memory
  • Maximize Java threading and synchronization functionality features
  • Tackle functionality concerns in Java EE and Java SE APIs
  • Improve Java-driven database program performance

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Beginning Hibernate

By Joseph Ottinger

Beginning Hibernate, 3rd Edition is perfect if you’re skilled in Java with databases (the conventional, or "connected," approach), yet new to open-source, light-weight Hibernate, a number one object-relational mapping and database-oriented program improvement framework.

This booklet packs in information regarding the discharge of the Hibernate 4.x patience layer and gives a transparent creation to the present typical for object-relational endurance in Java. and because the publication retains its specialise in Hibernate with no losing time on nonessential third-party instruments, you’ll have the ability to instantly commence construction transaction-based engines and applications.

Experienced authors Joseph Ottinger with Dave Minter and Jeff Linwood offer extra in-depth examples than the other publication for Hibernate newbies. The authors additionally current fabric in a full of life, example-based manner—not a dry, theoretical, hard-to-read type.

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Design Patterns Java¿ Workbook

By Steven John Metsker

This new workbook enhances the vintage layout styles, giving Java builders hands-on event in reworking trend options into operating designs and code. Steven John Metsker offers approximately ninety useful trend workouts, encompassing all 23 styles first brought in layout styles, and others that experience given that been pointed out. Metsker organizes Java layout styles by way of 5 different types of "intent": interfaces, accountability, building, operations, and extensions. every one portion of the booklet specializes in one classification, choosing the appropriate demanding situations dealing with Java builders, and displaying how particular styles can be utilized to unravel difficulties that recur in Java improvement and can't simply be solved with no their use. A options bankruptcy presents Metsker's distinctive strategies to every challenge, together with -- the place useful -- UML diagrams. The accompanying CD-ROM includes all code from the publication, plus extra bonus code now not integrated within the publication. For all Java builders who are looking to use styles to enhance their software program.

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Thinking in Java (4th Edition)

By Bruce Eckel

Pondering in Java is a published model of Bruce Eckel's on-line fabrics that gives an invaluable point of view on studying Java for people with prior programming adventure. The author's tackle the essence of Java as a brand new programming language and the thorough creation to Java's positive aspects make this a worthy tutorial.
Thinking in Java starts a bit esoterically, with the author's reflections on why Java is new and higher. (This book's selection of font for bankruptcy headings is remarkably not easy at the eyes.) the writer outlines his concepts on why Java will make you a greater programmer, with no the entire complexity. The booklet is best while he offers real language beneficial properties. There's an educational to simple Java forms, keyword phrases, and operators. The advisor contains wide resource code that's occasionally daunting (as with the author's pattern code for all of the Java operators in a single listing.) As such, this article will be most respected for the skilled developer.

The textual content then strikes directly to category layout matters, while to take advantage of inheritance and composition, and similar subject matters of knowledge hiding and polymorphism. (The remedy of internal periods and scoping will most probably look a section overdone for many readers.) The bankruptcy on Java assortment sessions for either Java Developer's package (JDK) 1.1 and the hot sessions, comparable to units, lists, and maps, are far better. There's fabric during this bankruptcy that you're not likely to discover wherever else.

Chapters on exception dealing with and programming with kind info also are precious, as are the chapters at the new Swing interface periods and community programming. even though it adopts a bit of of a mixed-bag process, considering in Java includes a few very good fabric for the object-oriented developer who desires to see what all of the fuss is ready with Java.

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Java and XML Data binding

More Java builders at the present time are looking to paintings with XML, the know-how that allows facts to be transported intact over the net, yet they do not have time to develop into XML specialists. If this describes you, then you will take pleasure in information binding, the recent approach of changing XML records into Java gadgets, so these records could be labored on and manipulated like every different Java item, then switched over again to XML

This new name presents an in-depth technical examine XML info Binding. The booklet deals entire documentation of all positive factors in either the sunlight Microsystems JAXB API and renowned open resource substitute implementations (Enhydra Zeus, Exolabs Castor and Quick). It additionally will get into major element approximately whilst facts binding is suitable to take advantage of, and gives quite a few functional examples of utilizing information binding in applications.

As writer Brett McLaughlin says "Too many books are written approximately applied sciences via those who slightly comprehend them. i have already written facts binding implementations (Zeus, and a prior one for IBM DeveloperWorks.) i have really used facts binding for longer than the respectable specification has been in lifestyles, and i have relatively been in a position to dig into what it takes to code a good info biding implementation, in addition to use one thoroughly. This publication is a component consumer consultant, half under-the-hood handbook, and half use-case. it is a robust blend, and one i believe humans need."

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Java Programming

By Joyce Farrell

Realize the facility of Java for constructing functions with the attractive, hands-on technique in Farrell's JAVA PROGRAMMING, 8E. With this publication, even first-time programmers can fast enhance important courses whereas studying the fundamental rules of based and object-oriented programming. The textual content accommodates the most recent model of Java with a reader-friendly presentation and significant real-world workouts that spotlight new Java strengths. up to date Programming workouts and a wealth of case difficulties assist you construct talents severe for ongoing programming good fortune. you will discover extra instruments to bolster your Java programming luck with the not obligatory CourseMate that features a wealth of interactive educating and studying instruments and distinct Video Quizzes created through the book's writer.

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