Introduction to Java Programming and Data Structures, Comprehensive Version, 11th edition

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Designed to support an introductory programming course, Introduction to Java Programming and Data Structures teaches you concepts of problem-solving and object-oriented programming using a fundamentals-first approach. Beginner programmers learn critical problem-solving techniques then move on to grasp the key concepts of object-oriented, GUI programming, data structures, and Web programming. This course approaches Java GUI programming using JavaFX, which has replaced Swing as the new GUI tool for developing cross-platform-rich Internet applications and is simpler to learn and use. The 11th edition has been completely revised to enhance clarity and presentation, and includes new and expanded content, examples, and exercises.

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Table of contents

1 Introduction to Computers, Programs, and Java

2 Elementary Programming

3 Selections

4 Mathematical Functions, Characters, and Strings

5 Loops

6 Methods

7 Single-Dimensional Arrays

8 Multidimensional Arrays

9 Objects and Classes

10 Object-Oriented Thinking

11 Inheritance and Polymorphism

12 Exception Handling and Text I/O

13 Abstract Classes and Interfaces

14 JavaFX Basics

15 Event-Driven Programming and Animations

16 JavaFX UI Controls and Multimedia

17 Binary I/O

18 Recursion

19 Generics

20 Lists, Stacks, Queues, and Priority Queues

21 Sets and Maps

22 Developing Efficient Algorithms

23 Sorting

24 Implementing Lists, Stacks, Queues, and Priority Queues

25 Binary Search Trees

26 AVL Trees

27 Hashing

28 Graphs and Applications

29 Weighted Graphs and Applications

30 Aggregate Operations for Collection Streams


Appendix A   Java Keywords

Appendix B   The ASCII Character Set

Appendix C   Operator Precedence Chart

Appendix D   Java Modifiers

Appendix E   Special Floating-Point Values

Appendix F   Number Systems

Appendix G   Bitwise Operations

Appendix H   Regular Expressions

Appendix I   Enumerated types

Bonus Chapters 31–44 are available from the Companion Website at

31 Advanced JavaFX and FXML

32 Multithreading and Parallel Programming

33 Networking

34 Java Database Programming

35 Advanced Database Programming

36 Internationalization

37 Servlets

38 JavaServer Pages

39 JavaServer Faces

40 RMI

41 Web Services

42 2-4 Trees and B-Trees

43 Red-Black Trees

44 Testing Using JUnit

Published by Pearson (June 1st 2017) - Copyright © 2018