Starting Out with Java: Early Objects, 6th edition

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Overview

For courses in Java programming

 

A clear and student-friendly way to teach the fundamentals of Java

Starting Out with Java: Early Objects, 6th Edition features Tony Gaddis’s accessible, step-by-step presentation which helps beginning students understand the important details necessary to become skilled programmers at an introductory level. Gaddis motivates the study of both programming skills and the Java programming language by presenting all the details needed to understand the “how” and the “why”—but never losing sight of the fact that most beginners struggle with this material. His approach is gradual and highly accessible, ensuring that students understand the logic behind developing high-quality programs.

 

In Starting Out with Java: Early Objects, Gaddis looks at objects—the fundamentals of classes and methods—before

covering procedural programming. As with all Gaddis texts, clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real world examples, and an abundance of exercises appear in every chapter. Updates to the 6th Edition include revised, improved problems throughout and three new chapters on JavaFX.


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

ISBN-13: 9780137516803

Subject: Programming - Introductory

Category: Java

Overview

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

Index

Credits

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

Case Studies 1–4 Available on the book’s online resource page

Available on the Computer Science Portal at www.pearsonhighered.com/gaddis:

  • 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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