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Java EE 6 Pocket Guide

by Arun Gupta

<p>This handy guide provides an overview of Java Enterprise Edition 6&#8217;s main technologies and includes extensive, easy-to-understand code samples that demonstrate the platform&#8217;s many improvements. You&#8217;ll quickly understand how Java EE 6 simplifies the process of developing and deploying web and enterprise applications.</p>

Java EE 7 Essentials

by Arun Gupta

Get up to speed on the principal technologies in the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 7, and learn how the latest version embraces HTML5, focuses on higher productivity, and provides functionality to meet enterprise demands. Written by Arun Gupta, a key member of the Java EE team, this book provides a chapter-by-chapter survey of several Java EE 7 specifications, including WebSockets, Batch Processing, RESTful Web Services, and Java Message Service. You'll also get self-paced instructions for building an end-to-end application with many of the technologies described in the book, which will help you understand the design patterns vital to Java EE development. Understand the key components of the Java EE platform, with easy-to-understand explanations and extensive code samples Examine all the new components that have been added to Java EE 7 platform, such as WebSockets, JSON, Batch, and Concurrency Learn about RESTful Web Services, SOAP XML-based messaging protocol, and Java Message Service Explore Enterprise JavaBeans, Contexts and Dependency Injection, and the Java Persistence API Discover how different components were updated from Java EE 6 to Java EE 7

Minecraft Modding with Forge

by Arun Gupta Aditya Gupta

Playing Minecraft is a lot of fun, but the game is more engaging, entertaining, and educational when kids learn how to build mods--small programs that let them modify game elements and add content. This family-friendly guide teaches kids and parents how to create mods of different types, using the Minecraft Forge modding tool. No programming experience is needed.You'll not only build some amazing mods with the book's easy-to-follow instructions, but you'll also learn how to work with Java, the same programming language that Minecraft uses. Why wait? Get started with computer programming and be more creative with Minecraft while you're at it!This book will help you:Learn the fundamentals of Minecraft Forge and other tools, such as EclipseStart out by building and testing a simple chat message modBuild cool mods that make things explode on contact, and help entities jump higher and climb wallsIntroduce new Minecraft content, including commands, blocks, items, and recipes and texturesWork with Java fundamentals such as classes, methods, annotations, control structures, and arraysLearn techniques for creating your own modsThis guide is based on workshops the authors deliver to kids around the world.

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