Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days continues to be the most popular, best-selling Java tutorial on the market. It has been acclaimed for its clear and personable writing, for its extensive use of examples, and for its logical and complete organization. The Professional Reference Edition of the book includes an extra seven chapters covering advanced topics like object serialization, remote method invocation, accessibility, security, JavaBeans, JDBC and advanced data structures - as well as a 200-page reference section detailing the most commonly used aspects of the Java language.
Laura Lemay is the author of several best-selling Web development books, including Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML in a Week. She is also series editor for the Laura Lemays Web Workshop series. Rogers Cadenhead is the author of Sams Teach Yourself Java 1.2 in 24 Hours and co-author of Sams Teach Yourself SunSoft Java Workshop in 21 Days, Java Unleashed, and Laura Lemays Web Workshop: ActiveX and VBScript. His writing style is clear and example-rich with a touch of humor - a perfect match for Laura Lemay.