Each release of Java from Java 1.4 to Java 5 to Java 6 brings a wealth of powerful new classes, exceptional new language features, and other exciting improvements. New Java: Java 1.4, Java 5, and Java 6 covers the features new to each major release and is ideal for an experienced programmer who wants to master Java and its newest features. Quickly master all of the features of Java from generics to digital signatures and auto-boxing to web services. Each feature gets its own chapter with explanation and clear, understandable examples. Taken together the book will bring any competent programmer up to speed on Java 1.4, Java 5, and Java 6.