The book is titled “Java for Python Programmers” and is designed to teach Python programmers how to program in Java. The book covers the following topics:
Chapter 1: Introduction The chapter includes a preface, an introduction, and a discussion on why it is essential to learn another programming language, especially Java. The chapter also discusses why Java is an excellent choice to learn, compared to other programming languages such as C or C++.
Chapter 2: Java Data Types This chapter provides an overview of Java data types and how to use them. The chapter covers Numeric data types, String, List, Arrays, and Dictionary.
Chapter 3: Conditionals The chapter explains how to use conditional statements in Java, including simple if statements, if-else statements, elif statements, and switch statements. The chapter also covers Boolean operators.
Chapter 4: Loops and Iteration This chapter discusses how to use loops and iteration in Java, including definite loops and indefinite loops.
Chapter 5: Defining Classes in Java This chapter covers how to define classes in Java, including writing constructors, methods, inheritance, abstract classes and methods, interfaces, static member variables, and static methods.
Chapter 6: Naming Conventions and Common Mistakes This chapter covers Java naming conventions and common mistakes that programmers often make when coding in Java.
Chapter 7: Java Documentation The chapter provides an overview of Java documentation and how to use it.
Chapter 8: Exercises The book concludes with a series of exercises to help reinforce the concepts covered in the previous chapters.
The book also includes an index and tab for easy reference.