In this update to his international bestseller, the world’s leading programming author, Herb Schildt, teaches beginners how to program using Java SE 8. Using the practical pedagogy that has made Herb Schildt’s Beginner’s Guides so successful, Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition provides new Java programmers with a completely integrated learning package. Perfect for the classroom or self-study, the book delivers the appropriate mix of theory and practical coding. You’ll be programming in Java as early as Chapter 1. In this evenly paced tutorial, each section builds upon the previous one. Each of the 15 chapters discusses an aspect of Java. Coverage of Lambda Expressions and an overview of modules is included. A brief introduction to JavaFX, Java’s GUI technology, is also covered in an appendix.Key Skills and Concepts — Each chapter opens with the specific skills covered in the chapter Self-Tests — End-of-chapter questions that test understanding Ask The Expert — Q&A sections throughout are filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This — Hands-on exercises show how to apply the critical skills learned in each chapter Annotated Syntax — Example code annotated with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated Free source code for all the examples and projects in the book is available for download
Need help with your iPad Air 2 and iOS 8? The iPad Air 2 and iOS 8 introduced many features not seen in previous iPads, such as interactive notifications and predictive typing. The Guide to the iPad Air 2 organizes the wealth of knowledge about the sixth generation iPad into one place, where it can be easily accessed and navigated for quick reference. This guide comes with countless screenshots, which complement the step-by-step instructions and help you to realize the iPad’s full potential. The Guide to the iPad Air 2 provides useful information, such as tips and tricks, hidden features, and troubleshooting advice. This guide discusses recent known issues, and solutions that may be currently available. This information is constantly revised for a complete, up-to-date manual. Help is here! Some of the topics covered in this guide include: – Installing a SIM Card (4G iPads Only) – Setting Up the iPad for the First Time – Using Wi-Fi – Using the Control Center to Quickly Adjust the Settings – Adding and Editing Contacts – Using iMessage to Send a Text Message – Adding a Voice Message to a Text Conversation – Surfing the Web – Viewing Recently Closed Tabs – List of iPad-Friendly Websites – Taking and Editing Pictures and Videos – Recovering Deleted Photos – Using iTunes on the iPad – Playing Music and Videos – Setting Up the Email Application – Composing, Reading, and Replying to Emails – Using Siri – Turning Bluetooth On or Off – Customizing Notification and Alert Sounds – Adding an International Keyboards – Assigning a Passcode Lock or Fingerprint Lock – Managing Vision and Hearing Accessibility Features – Maximizing Battery Life – Taking a Picture from the Lock Screen – Controlling Web Surfing Using Gestures – Pausing or Cancelling an Application Download …and much more!