ISBN 978-0131872486
Publisher: Prentice Hall, 2006
Paperback, 1150 pages.

Editorial Reviews.

Thinking in Java has earned raves from programmers worldwide for its extraordinary clarity, careful organization, and small, direct programming examples. From the fundamentals of Java syntax to its most advanced features, Thinking in Java is designed to teach, one simple step at a time.
The classic object-oriented introduction for beginners and experts alike, fully updated for Java SE5/6 with many new examples and chapters!
Test framework shows program output.
Design patterns are shown with multiple examples throughout: Adapter, Bridge, Chain of Responsibility, Command, Decorator, Facade, Factory Method, Flyweight, Iterator, Data Transfer Object, Null Object, Proxy, Singleton, State, Strategy, Template Method, and Visitor.
Introduction to XML for data transfer; SWT, Flash for user interfaces.
Completely rewritten concurrency chapter gives you a solid grasp of threading fundamentals.
500+ working Java programs in 700+ compiling files, rewritten for this edition and Java SE5/6.
Companion web site includes all source code, annotated solution guide, weblog, and multimedia seminars.
Thorough coverage of fundamentals; demonstrates advanced topics.
Explains sound object-oriented principles.