Starting Out with Java From Control Structures through Objects

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Edition: 7th
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Pub. Date: 2018-02-16
Publisher(s): Pearson
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Summary

For courses in computer programming in Java.

 

Provide a step-by-step introduction to programming in Java

Starting Out with Java: From Control Structures through Objects provides a step-by-step introduction to programming in Java. Gaddis covers procedural programming–control structures and methods–before introducing object-oriented programming to ensure that students understand fundamental programming and problem-solving concepts. As with all Gaddis texts, every chapter contains clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real-world examples, and an abundance of exercises. With the 7th Edition, JavaFX has replaced Swing as the standard GUI library for Java in chapters that focus on GUI development. The Swing and Applet material from the previous edition is available online.

 

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Author Biography

Tony Gaddis is the principal author of the Starting Out with series of textbooks. He has nearly two decades of experience teaching computer science courses, primarily at Haywood Community College. Tony is a highly acclaimed instructor who was previously selected as the North Carolina Community College Teacher of the Year and has received the Teaching Excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. The Starting Out with series includes introductory textbooks covering Programming Logic and Design, Alice, C++, Java™, Microsoft® Visual Basic®, Microsoft® Visual C#, Python, and App Inventor, all published by Pearson.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Computers and Java

2. Java Fundamentals

3. Decision Structures

4. Loops and Files

5. Methods

6. A First Look at Classes

7. Arrays and the ArrayList Class

8. A Second Look at Classes and Objects

9. Text Processing and More about Wrapper Classes

10. Inheritance

11. Exceptions and Advanced File I/O

12. JavaFX: GUI Programming and Basic Controls

13. JavaFX: Advanced Controls

14. JavaFX: Graphics, Effects, and Media

15. Recursion

16. Databases

 

Online Chapters

17. GUI Applications with Swing- Part 1

18. GUI Applications with Swing- Part 2

19. Applets and More

20. Creating JavaFx Applications with Scene Builder

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