Need an application that will run on any system and in any environment? Java, known as a "write once, read anywhere" programming language, has become the go-to language for cross-platform programming. This workhorse language is a great starting point for coders looking to develop job skills. With the help of simple code, manageable text, and clear diagrams, readers will learn how to code base programs in Java using the activities in this book. In no time at all, readers will have the knowledge needed to start working with Java.