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A Guide to Programming in Java, Third Edition

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ISBN: 978-0-82196-215-2

Pages: 372 | Copyright: 2012

Author(s): Jan Marrelli


A Guide to Programming in Java, Third Edition, emphasizes the development of good problem-solving and programming skills in a clear, easy-to-understand format. The textbook is written for a variety of Java compilers. It is also written for different student learning styles and effectively uses screen shots of source code, generated output, and finished projects to strengthen understanding.

  • Ideal for an introductory programming course.
  • Includes complete coverage of the Advanced Placement Computer Science A curriculum.
  • Emphasizes fundamental concepts including variables, conditional control structures, loops, strings, methods, classes, arrays, and files.
  • Object-oriented programming is taught from the very start of the textbook.
  • The Swing Java package is introduced for creating GUI event-driven applications.
Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Computers.
2. Introducing Java.
3. Variables and Constants.
4. Conditional Control Structures.
5. Loop Structures and Strings.
6. Chapter Methods.
7. Classes and Object-Oriented Development.
8. Inheritance and Polymorphism.
9. Arrays.
10. GUIS and Event-Driven Programming.
11. File and Exception Handling.
12. Recursion and Advanced Algorithms.
13. Data Structures.
Appendix A. Unicode.
Appendix B. Using JCreator.
Appendix C. Applets and Web Programming.