Conventions Used in This Book

The following font conventions are used in this book:

Italic is used for:

  • Unix pathnames, filenames, and program names

  • Internet addresses, such as domain names and URLs

  • New terms where they are defined

Boldface is used for:

  • Names of GUI items (window names, buttons, menu choices, etc.)

Constant width is used for:

  • Command lines and options that should be typed verbatim

  • Names and keywords in Java programs, including method names, variable names, and class names

  • XML element names and tags, attribute names, and other XML constructs that appear as they would within an XML document

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Indicates a warning or caution.