You click on the link given in the documentation and see whether it takes you anywhere helpful.
Dustin Wright wrote:. . .
println(String) - Method in class java.io.PrintStream."
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You can tell them because they are surprised when something happens they don't expect and it is exactly as described in the documentation.
Dave Tolls wrote:. . . I see too many people for whom this seems to be an alien concept.
Dustin Wright wrote:I'm trying to learn Java after work, in my late 40's, in the wee hours of the morning,
I did not understand what the API documentation was until recently and now I see it for the GOLDMINE it is!
I see now I don't have enough knowledge of Java to understand the API...
But beware: the JLS and JVM specification can be very difficult to understand.
Winston Gutkowski wrote:. . . the three "Biblical" web pages; which you can get to via this gateway page. And they are:
The Java Language Specification - often referred to as the "JLS". The Java Virtual Machine Specification - usually just called the "JVM spec". The API docs.. . .
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