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Starting Out with Java: From Control Structures through Objects, 7th edition

  • Tony Gaddis

Published by Pearson (June 15th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

7th edition

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Starting Out with Java: From Control Structures through Objects provides a step-by-step introduction to programming in Java. Gaddis covers procedural programming–control structures and methods–before introducing object-oriented programming to ensure that students understand fundamental programming and problem-solving concepts. As with all Gaddis texts, every chapter contains clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real-world examples, and an abundance of exercises. With the 7th Edition, JavaFX has replaced Swing as the standard GUI library for Java in chapters that focus on GUI development. The Swing and Applet material from the previous edition is available online.

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Computers and Java

2. Java Fundamentals

3. Decision Structures

4. Loops and Files

5. Methods

6. A First Look at Classes

7. Arrays and the ArrayList Class

8. A Second Look at Classes and Objects

9. Text Processing and More about Wrapper Classes

10. Inheritance

11. Exceptions and Advanced File I/O

12. JavaFX: GUI Programming and Basic Controls

13. JavaFX: Advanced Controls

14. JavaFX: Graphics, Effects, and Media

15. Recursion

16. Databases


Online Chapters

17. GUI Applications with Swing- Part 1

18. GUI Applications with Swing- Part 2

19. Applets and More

20. Creating JavaFx Applications with Scene Builder


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