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Learn Java 12 Programming

By : Nick Samoylov
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Learn Java 12 Programming

By: Nick Samoylov

Overview of this book

Java is one of the preferred languages among developers, used in everything right from smartphones, and game consoles to even supercomputers, and its new features simply add to the richness of the language. This book on Java programming begins by helping you learn how to install the Java Development Kit. You will then focus on understanding object-oriented programming (OOP), with exclusive insights into concepts like abstraction, encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism, which will help you when programming for real-world apps. Next, you’ll cover fundamental programming structures of Java such as data structures and algorithms that will serve as the building blocks for your apps. You will also delve into core programming topics that will assist you with error handling, debugging, and testing your apps. As you progress, you’ll move on to advanced topics such as Java libraries, database management, and network programming, which will hone your skills in building professional-grade apps. Further on, you’ll understand how to create a graphic user interface using JavaFX and learn to build scalable apps by taking advantage of reactive and functional programming. By the end of this book, you’ll not only be well versed with Java 10, 11, and 12, but also gain a perspective into the future of this language and software development in general.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
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Section 1: Overview of Java Programming
Section 2: Building Blocks of Java
Section 3: Advanced Java

Numeric stream interfaces

As we have mentioned already, all three numeric interfaces, IntStream, LongStream, and DoubleStream, have methods similar to the methods in the Stream interface, including the methods of the Stream.Builder interface. This means that everything we have discussed so far in this chapter equally applies to any numeric stream interfaces. That is why in this section we will only talk about those methods that are not present in the Stream interface, as follows:

  • The range(lower,upper) and rangeClosed(lower,upper) methods in the IntStream and LongStream interfaces allow creating a stream from the values in the specified range
  • The boxed() and mapToObj() intermediate operations convert a numeric stream to Stream
  • The mapToInt(), mapToLong(), and mapToDouble() intermediate operations convert a numeric stream of one type to a numeric stream of another type
  • The intermediate...