SQL for MySQL: A Beginner's Tutorial
(June 2014, 140 pages)

This introduction to SQL for MySQL begins by discussing exactly how data is stored and maintained in a relational database, familiarizing readers with SQL INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements. The guide then discusses how to construct basic queries, choose an appropriate output, and how to create and use groups. Readers will also learn how to use joins to query data from multiple tables, how to create predefined views that can be stored in a database, and how to utilize the metadata of a database. Appendices round out the book, covering the various indexing techniques available in MySQL and discussing how to install MySQL Community Edition and list the MySQL built-in data types.



Spring MVC: A Tutorial
(April 2014, 368 pages)

This is a tutorial on Spring MVC, a module in the Spring Framework for rapidly developing web applications. The MVC in Spring MVC stands for Model-View-Controller, a design pattern widely used in Graphical User Interface (GUI) development. This pattern is not only common in web development, but is also used in desktop technology like Java Swing. Sometimes called Spring Web MVC, Spring MVC is one of the most popular web frameworks today and a most sought-after skill.

This book is for anyone who wants to learn how to develop Java-based web applications with Spring MVC.



Oracle SQL: A Beginner's Tutorial
(March 2014, 136 pages)

This introduction to SQL for the Oracle database begins by discussing exactly how data is stored and maintained in a relational database, familiarizing readers with SQL INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE statements. The guide then discusses how to construct basic queries, choose an appropriate output, and how to create and use groups. Readers will also learn how to use joins to query data from multiple tables, how to create predefined views that can be stored in a database, and how to utilize the metadata of a database. Appendices round out the book, covering the various indexing techniques available in the Oracle database and discussing how to install Oracle Database Express Edition and list the Oracle built-in data types.



C#: A Beginner's Tutorial
(November 2013, 312 pages)

Designed as a beginner's tutorial to the latest version of C#, this informative guide discusses the most important features of the language and teaches how to use the .NET Framework. Written with clarity and readability in mind, it introduces important programming concepts and explains the process of building real-world applications, both desktop and web-based. With the most comprehensive coverage possible in a book for beginners, it includes such topics as C# language syntax, object-oriented programming, working with numbers and dates, error handling, input output, generics, annotations, database access, security, and application deployment.



Java 7: A Beginner's Tutorial (3rd Edition)
(October 2011, 716 pages)

A Books24x7's TOP 10 title for 4 consecutive years!

Java is an easy language to learn. However, you need to master more than the language syntax to be a professional Java programmer. For one, object-oriented programming (OOP) skill is key to developing robust and effective Java applications. In addition, knowing how to use the vast collection of libraries makes development more rapid.

This book introduces you to important programming concepts and teaches how to use the Java core libraries. It is a guide to building real-world applications, both desktop and Web-based. The coverage is the most comprehensive you can find in a beginner's book.



Struts 2 Design and Programming: A Tutorial
(January 2008, 576 pages)

Offering both theoretical explanations and real-world applications, this in-depth guide covers the 2.0 version of Struts, revealing how to design, build, and improve Java-based Web applications within the Struts development framework. Feature functionality is explained in detail to help programmers choose the most appropriate feature to accomplish their objectives, while other chapters are devoted to file uploading, paging, and object caching.



Java Drawing with Apache Batik: A Tutorial
(January 2007, 256 pages)

This guide to Apache Batik?the Java library that can be used to read SVG files and translate the instructions in the files into graphics?shows how Batik can also be used to save the graphics as JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF, and other formats, so that the graphics can be transferred. Using Batik to create animation similar to Flash movies and its use for creating a drawing program such as Corel DRAW are also covered.



AJAX and Flash Development with OpenLaszlo: A Tutorial
(August 2006, 350 pages)

Introducing developers to OpenLaszlo?a new technology for developing Flash that is based on XML and JavaScript?this guide provides developers with all the information about this free and open-source tool, including how to code within the OpenLaszlo development environment and the OpenLaszlo development suite as it applies to rapid development time. How and why OpenLaszlo is used and supported by industry leaders such as IBM and Yahoo! is also discussed.



Struts Design and Programming: A Tutorial
(April 2005, 450 pages)

Struts is the most popular framework for building scalable Java Web applications. The first part of this book explains the latest version of Struts and teaches how to build real-world Struts applications. The second part goes the extra mile to discuss how to design Struts applications and solve common problems in Struts development. It's like two books at the price of one.

More importantly, this book is a tutorial designed to make the reader truly understand the concepts. It explains not only how to use Struts' features, but also how a certain feature works under the hood and which to choose if similar features exist. Examples are relevant and based on real-world applications. Several important topics rarely mentioned in other books?such as file upload, paging, object caching?are given detailed treatment.



Java 7: A Comprehensive Tutorial
(April 2014, 846 pages)

This book covers the most important topics any Java developer should master: object-oriented programming, Java language syntax, and the Java libraries. Designed as a guidebook for those who want to become a Java developer, Java 7: A Comprehensive Tutorial discusses the essential Java programming topics that you need to master in order teach other technologies to yourself.



Visual Basic: A Beginner's Tutorial
(April 2014, 280 pages)

Designed as a beginner's tutorial to the latest version of Visual Basic, this informative guide discusses the most important features of the language and teaches how to use the .NET Framework. Written with clarity and readability in mind, it introduces important programming concepts and explains the process of building real-world applications, both desktop and web-based. With the most comprehensive coverage possible in a book for beginners, it includes such topics as VB language syntax, object-oriented programming, working with numbers and dates, error handling, input output, generics, annotations, database access, security, and application deployment.



Introduction to Android Application Development
(January 2014, 148 pages)

Android is the most popular mobile platform today, and this book is a gentle introduction to Android application development. You will learn how to create applications and use the Android APIs in the examples that accompany this book.



Servlet & JSP: A Tutorial
(February 2012, 452 pages)

Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP) are the underlying technologies for developing web applications in Java. They are essential for any programmer to master in order to effectively use frameworks such as JavaServer Faces, Struts 2, or Spring MVC.

Covering Servlet 3.0 and JSP 2.2, this book explains the important programming concepts and design models in Java web development as well as related technologies and new features in the latest versions of Servlet and JSP. With comprehensive coverage and a lot of examples, this book is a guide to building real-world applications.



Java: A Beginner's Tutorial (2nd Edition)
(August 2010, 700 pages)

Java is an easy language to learn. However, you need to master more than the language syntax to be a professional Java programmer. For one, object-oriented programming (OOP) skill is key to developing robust and effective Java applications. In addition, knowing how to use the vast collection of libraries makes development more rapid.

This book introduces you to important programming concepts and teaches how to use the Java core libraries. It is a guide to building real-world applications, both desktop and Web-based. The coverage is the most comprehensive you can find in a beginner?s book.



Dimensional Data Warehousing with MySQL: A Tutorial
(April 2007, 448 pages)

Data warehousing with MySQL, a free and popular database, has never been made easier with this step-by-step tutorial on building dimensional data warehouses. Topics include star-schema modeling, populating (Extract, Transform, and Load: ETL), testing, and dimensional querying. It comes complete with a hands-on case?scaled-down from a real project?as well as an electronic copy of all MySQL scripts and sample data available for download. Computer programmers who need to build a data warehouse will find relevant examples and information written in a thorough, easy-to-follow style.



Java 6 New Features: A Tutorial
(October 2006, 320 pages)

For seasoned Java programmers who want to stay up to date on the latest Java tools, this guide discusses the new features of Java 6?Mustang. This handbook to the new version includes updated information on Web services, a JavaScript engine that allows access to information in a Java program, JDBC 4.0, JAXB 2.0, XML digital signature APIs, more sophisticated Swing components, and improvements in Java 2D that includes a GIF image writer.



Java 5: A Beginner's Tutorial
(April 2006, 676 pages)

Java is an easy language to learn. However, you need to master more than the language syntax to be a professional Java programmer. For one, object-oriented programming (OOP) skill is key to developing robust and effective Java applications. In addition, knowing how to use the vast collection of libraries makes development more rapid.

This book introduces you to important programming concepts and teaches how to use the Java core libraries. It is a guide to building real-world applications, both desktop and Web-based. The coverage is the most comprehensive you can find in a beginner?s book.



How Tomcat Works
(April 2004, 458 pages)

How Tomcat Works is the only book that explains the internal workings of Tomcat, the open source project used by millions of Java developers. Unlike other Tomcat titles, it is unique because it does not simply covers the configuration or servlet development with Tomcat. Rather, this book is meant for advanced readers interested in writing their own Tomcat modules or in understanding more beyond servlet/JSP programming.

The authors of this book have cracked open Tomcat 4 and 5 and revealed the internal workings of each component. Upon understanding the contents of this book, you will be able to develop your own Tomcat components or extend the existing ones.