Java is a programming language designed for use on networks, in particular the Internet, and can also be used to write full-scale applications. It is based upon C++ and is very similar in its style and structure. Java Made Simple 2nd edition concentrates on getting the reader started and assumes no prior programming knowledge. Once the essentials have been mastered, it provides the confidence to go deeper into the language and broaden and develop invaluable programming skills.

Preface; Introducing Java; Variables and values; Program flow; Applet basics; The user interface; Graphics; Images, sounds and text; Threads; Answers to exercises; Index