"The Java Tutorial: A Short Course on the Basics, 4th Edition (Java Series)" by Sharon Zakhour, Scott Hommel, Jacob Royal, Isaac Rabinovitch, Tom Risser, Mark Hoeber is announced on citeulike.org, which calls the text "a hands-on guide to the Java programming language perfect for any developer looking for a proven path to proficiency with Java SE." The authors, members of the Java Software team at Sun Microsystems, have written a completely revised and updated edition to cover Java SE 6. The book uses a tested, interactive approach and features real-world problems that help readers learn the Java platform by example. Altogether new chapters cover generics, collections, Java Web Start, the platform environment, and regular expressions.
Release of Java SE 7 Update 7 and Java SE 6 Update 35 Announced
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