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Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming, 8th edition

  • Walter Savitch
Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming

ISBN-13: 9780134462035

Includes: Paperback

8th edition

Published byPearson (June 1st 2017) - Copyright © 2018

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  • Paperback

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For courses in introductory Computer Science courses using Java, and other introductory programming courses in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS, IT, and Business.

A Concise, Accessible Introduction to Java Programming

Ideal for a wide range of introductory computer science applications, Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming, 8th Edition introduces readers to object-oriented programming and important concepts such as design, testing and debugging, programming style, interfaces and inheritance, and exception handling. A concise, accessible introduction to Java, the text covers key Java language features in a manner that resonates with introductory programmers. Objects are covered early and thoroughly in the text. The author’s tried-and-true pedagogy incorporates numerous case studies, programming examples, and programming tips, while flexibility charts and optional graphics sections allow readers to review chapters and sections based on their needs. This 8th Edition incorporates new examples, updated material, and revisions.

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Computers and Java

2. Basic Computation

3. Flow of Control: Branching

4. Flow of Control: Loops

5. Defining Classes and Methods

6. More About Objects and Methods

7. Arrays

8. Inheritance, Polymorphism, and Interfaces

9. Exception Handling

10. Streams, File I/O, and Networking

11. Recursion

12. Dynamic Data Structures and Generics


1. Getting Java

2. Running Applets

3. Protected and Package Modifiers

4. The DecimalFormat Class

5. Javadoc

6. Differences Between C++ and Java

7. Unicode Character Codes

8. Introduction to Java 8 Functional Programming

9. The Iterator Interface

10. Cloning

11. Java Reserved Keywords


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