Java is the preferred language for many of todays leading-edge technologieseverything from smartphones and game consoles to robots, massive enterprise systems, and supercomputers. If youre 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.
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