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: Programming - Introductory

Category: Java

Table of contents

Brief 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



Appendixes C–M Available on the book’s online resource page

Case Studies 1–4 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 N amed 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 SerialNumber Class

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