In todayâs app-driven era, when programs are asynchronous and responsiveness is so vital, reactive programming can help you write code thatâs more reliable, easier to scale, and better-performing. With this practical book, Java developers will first learn how to view problems in the reactive way, and then build programs that leverage the best features of this exciting new programming paradigm.
Authors Tomasz Nurkiewicz and Ben Christensen include concrete examples that use the RxJava library to solve real-world performance issues on Android devices as well as the server. Youâll learn how RxJava leverages parallelism and concurrency to help you solve todayâs problems. This book also provides a preview of the upcoming 2.0 release.
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OCA, Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide, Exam 1Z0-808 is a comprehensive study guide for those taking the Oracle Certified Associate Java SE 8 Programmer I exam (1Z0-808). With complete coverage of 100% of the exam objectives, this book provides everything you need to know to confidently take the exam. The release of Java 8 brought the language's biggest changes to date, and for the first time, candidates are required to learn functional programming to pass the exam. This study guide has you covered, with thorough functional programming explanation and information on all key topic areas Java programmers need to know. You'll cover Java inside and out, and learn how to apply it efficiently and effectively to create solutions applicable to real-world scenarios.
What will you learn from this book?
If you have an idea for a killer Android app, this fully revised and updated edition will help you build your first working application in a jiffy. Youâll learn hands-on how to structure your app, design flexible and interactive interfaces, run services in the background, make your app work on various smartphones and tablets, and much more. Itâs like having an experienced Android developer sitting right next to you! All you need to get started is some Java know-how.
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Java is the preferred language for many of todayâs leading-edge technologiesâeverything from smartphones and game consoles to robots, massive enterprise systems, and supercomputers. If youâre new to Java, the fourth edition of this bestselling guide provides an example-driven introduction to the latest language features and APIs in Java 6 and 7. Advanced Java developers will be able to take a deep dive into areas such as concurrency and JVM enhancements.
Youâll learn powerful new ways to manage resources and exceptions in your applications, and quickly get up to speed on Javaâs new concurrency utilities, and APIs for web services and XML. Youâll also find an updated tutorial on how to get started with the Eclipse IDE, and a brand-new introduction to database access in Java.
Introducing JavaFX 8 Programming provides a fast-paced, practical introduction to JavaFX, Javaâs next-generation GUI programming framework. In this easy-to-read guide, best-selling author Herb Schildt presents the key topics and concepts youâll need to start developing modern, dynamic JavaFX GUI applications. The book begins with the fundamentals, including the general form of a JavaFX program. You then advance to event handling, controls, images, fonts, layouts, effects, transforms, animations (including 3-D animations), menus, and more. Numerous complete examples are included that put key topics and techniques into action. Designed for Java programmers, the bookâs focus is on the JavaFX API and all examples are written entirely in Java. Best of all, the book is written in the clear, crisp, uncompromising style that has made Herb Schildt the choice of millions worldwide.
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