- I am often asked, Why learn Java at all? What is the edge?
- Well, the short answer is Google is actually run on Java. Java made billionaires out of Jeff Bezos (Amazon.com), Sergei Brin (Google.com), Larry Page (Google.com), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook.com), Larry Ellison (Oracle Corp. & Sun Microsystems), Jack Ma (Alibaba.com). It also used extensively both by Microsoft (Bill Gates) and Apple (Steve Jobbs). And the list is not replete. Do you know what these people have primarily in common? It is Java. Naturally, not only, but primarily.
Fully updated Java Fundamentals explains authoritatively how to install Java as well as develop, compile, debug and run your first Java program. Bestselling programming author Ratliff Puccinits covers the basics of Java to prepare you to meet with a greater challenge that Java offers.
With this book on your desk, you won't get a professional Java developer over night, but it would let you gain a basic into the kingdom of Java.