Starting Out With Java: Control Structures through Objects, 8th edition

  • Tony Gaddis

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Starting Out with Java is a step-by-step guide for beginners to the essentials of becoming a skilled programmer. It presents all details needed to understand the how and why for programming skills and the Java language, to ensure you comprehend the logic behind developing high-quality programs.

Published by Pearson (November 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137451524

Subject: Programming - Introductory

Category: Java

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 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


  1. JOptionPane Dialogs
  2. The ASCII/Unicode Characters
  3. Operator Precedence and Associativity
  4. Java Keywords
  5. Installing OpenJDK and Using the JDK Documentation
  6. Installing and Working with JavaFX
  7. Using the javadoc Utility
  8. More about the Math Class
  9. Packages
  10. Working with Records and Random Access Files
  11. Downloading and Installing Apache Derby
  12. The QuickSort Algorithm
  13. Named Colors
  14. Answers to Odd-Numbered Review Questions


  1. Calculating Sales Commission
  2. The Amortization Class
  3. The PinTester Class
  4. Parallel Arrays
  5. The FeetInches Class
  6. The SerialNumber Class
  7. A Simple Text Editor Application Using Swing

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