Starting Out with Java: Early Objects, 6th edition

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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'll understand the logic behind developing high-quality programs.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137516803

Subject: Pre-Programming & Introduction to Programming

Category: Java

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Computers and Java
2. Java Fundamentals
3. A First Look at Classes and Objects
4. Decision Structures
5. Loops and Files
6. A Second Look at Classes and Objects
7. Arrays and the ArrayList Class
8. Text Processing and Wrapper Classes
9. Inheritance
10. Exceptions and Advanced File I/O
11. JavaFX: GUI Programming and Basic Controls
12. JavaFX: Advanced Controls
13. JavaFX: Graphics, Effects, and Media
14. Recursion
15. Databases

Appendix A The ASCII/Unicode Characters
Appendix B Operator Precedence and Associativity
Appendix C - M are available on the book's online resource page
Case Studies 1 - 4 are available on the book's online resource page
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Appendix C Java Key Words
Appendix D Installing the JDK and Using the JDK Documentation
Appendix E Using the javadoc Utility
Appendix F More about the Math Class
Appendix G Packages
Appendix H Working with Records and Random-Access Files
Appendix I Configuring Java DB
Appendix J The QuickSort Algorithm
Appendix K Named Colors
Appendix L Answers to Checkpoints Questions
Appendix M Answers to Odd-Numbered Review Questions
Case Study 1 The Amortization Class
Case Study 2 The PinTester Class
Case Study 3 Parallel Arrays
Case Study 4 The Serial Number Class

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