Supporting all versions of Java up to version 7, The Java Concise Reference Series provides the most comprehensive treatment of Java Development Kit classes. Full, API level documentation is provided for the most common classes and interfaces used by software engineers. This multi-part set is intended to be the one that sits on your desk at all times. In this volume, Fundamental Classes, you will find an exhaustive reference for the foundation packages. These inlcude classes and interfaces for generic collections, I/O subsystems, networking facilities, text manipulation, math and database access. Some of the primary packages include: java.lang , java.sql, java.util, java.io, java.nio, java.math, java.net and java.text.