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Minecraft Modding with Forge: A Family-Friendly Guide to Building Fun Mods in Java

Minecraft Modding with Forge: A Family-Friendly Guide to Building Fun Mods in Java

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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 Eclipse
  • Start out by building and testing a simple chat message mod
  • Build cool mods that make things explode on contact, and help entities jump higher and climb walls
  • Introduce new Minecraft content, including commands, blocks, items, and recipes and textures
  • Work with Java fundamentals such as classes, methods, annotations, control structures, and arrays
  • Learn techniques for creating your own mods

This guide is based on workshops the authors deliver to kids around the world.

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Amazing Java: Learn Java Quickly!

Amazing Java: Learn Java Quickly!

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Do you know Java is being used worldwide? These days it is difficult to find a platform not running on Java. Their uses begin from commercial e-commerce website to Android apps, from desktop applications to games, from financial applications to scientific applications, from J2ME applications to open source library and much more.

Our goal is to make sure you learn Java as quickly as you can without going through much stress.

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Effective Java 3rd Edition

Effective Java 3rd Edition

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As in previous editions, each chapter of Effective Java, Third Edition, consists of several “items,” each presented in the form of a short, stand-alone essay that provides specific advice, insight into Java platform subtleties, and updated code examples. The comprehensive descriptions and explanations for each item illuminate what to do, what not to do, and why.

 

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97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts 1st Edition

97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts 1st Edition

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If you want to push your Java skills to the next level, this practical book provides expert advice from leading luminaries within the Java ecosystem. You’ll be encouraged to stretch yourself by learning new techniques, look at problems in new ways, take responsibility for your work, and become as good at the entire craft of programming as you possibly can.

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Java in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference 7th Edition

Java in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference 7th Edition

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This updated edition of Java in a Nutshell not only helps experienced Java programmers get the most out of Java versions 9 through 11, it’s also a learning path for new developers. Chock full of examples that demonstrate how to take complete advantage of modern Java APIs and development best practices, this thoroughly revised book includes new material on Java Concurrency Utilities.

The book’s first section provides a fast-paced, no-fluff introduction to the Java programming language and the core runtime aspects of the Java platform. The second section is a reference to core concepts and APIs that explains how to perform real programming work in the Java environment.

  • Get up to speed on language details, including Java 9-11 changes
  • Learn object-oriented programming, using basic Java syntax
  • Explore generics, enumerations, annotations, and lambda expressions
  • Understand basic techniques used in object-oriented design
  • Examine concurrency and memory, and how they’re intertwined
  • Work with Java collections and handle common data formats
  • Delve into Java’s latest I/O APIs, including asynchronous channels
  • Use Nashorn to execute JavaScript on the Java Virtual Machine
  • Become familiar with development tools in OpenJDK
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Java Cookbook: Problems and Solutions for Java Developers 4th Edition

Java Cookbook: Problems and Solutions for Java Developers 4th Edition

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Java continues to grow and evolve, and this Cookbook continues to evolve in tandem. This book helps to get you up to speed right away with hundreds of hands-on recipes across a broad range of Java topics. You’ll learn useful techniques for everything from string handling and functional programming to network communication.

Each recipe includes self-contained code solutions that you can freely use, along with a discussion of how and why they work. If you are familiar with the basics of the Java language, this cookbook will bolster your knowledge of the language in general and its many recent changes and how to apply them in your day-to-day development.

Recipes include:

  • Methods for compiling, running, and debugging
  • “Packaging” Java classes and building applications
  • Manipulating, comparing, and rearranging text
  • Regular expressions for string- and pattern-matching
  • Handling numbers, dates, and times
  • Structuring data with collections, arrays, and other types
  • Object-oriented and functional programming techniques
  • Input/Output, Directory and filesystem operations
  • Network programming on both client and server
  • Processing JSON for data interchange
  • Multithreading and concurrency
  • Using Java in Big Data applications
  • Interfacing Java with other languages

The 4th Edition of this book has been updated to cover changes through Java 12 and includes new recipes for Big Data and data science.

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Real-World Software Development: A Project-Driven Guide to Fundamentals in Java 1st Edition

Real-World Software Development: A Project-Driven Guide to Fundamentals in Java 1st Edition

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Explore the latest Java-based software development techniques and methodologies through the project-based approach in this practical guide. Unlike books that use abstract examples and lots of theory, Real-World Software Development shows you how to develop several relevant projects while learning best practices along the way.

With this engaging approach, junior developers capable of writing basic Java code will learn about state-of-the-art software development practices for building modern, robust and maintainable Java software. You’ll work with many different software development topics that are often excluded from software develop how-to references.

Featuring real-world examples, this book teaches you techniques and methodologies for functional programming, automated testing, security, architecture, and distributed systems.

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