Conventions Used in This Book

The following font conventions are used in this book:

  • Italic is used forUnix pathnames, filenames, and program names; for Internet addresses, such as domain names and URLs; and for new terms where they are defined.

  • Constant Width is used for command lines and options that should be typed verbatim; and for names and keywords in Java programs, including method names, variable names, and class names.

  • Constant Width Bold is used occasionally for emphasis in code.

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