Java Programming, 6th Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 952 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 6th edition (February 2, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1111529442
  • ISBN-13: 978-1111529444

eBook Description:

Java Programming, 6th Edition

  • Uses clear language and easy-to-understand business examples for comprehensive coverage of Java and object-oriented programming techniques.
  • Builds applications from the bottom up, facilitating a deeper understanding of concepts used in object-oriented programming.
  • “Two Truths and a Lie” quizzes reinforce material covered in each chapter section.
  • “You Do It” sections contain step-by-step exercises to illustrate concepts just learned, reinforcing the student’s understanding and promoting concept retention.
  • Don’t Do It tips explain common errors made by beginners and help the student have a successful programming experience.
  • Debugging Exercises help students see how others approach a problem, discover what kinds of errors might be made, and help students gain expertise in programming logic and syntax.
  • “Game Zone” exercises provide appealing gaming programming experiences while reinforcing learning objectives.
  • SAM Test bank available.

Java Programming, 6th Edition provides the beginning programmer with a guide to developing applications using the Java programming language. Java is popular among professional programmers because it can be used to build visually interesting GUI and Web-based applications. Java also provides an excellent environment for the beginning programmer – students can quickly build useful programs while learning the basics of structured and object-oriented programming techniques.

Java Programming, 6th Edition: New to this Edition

  • NEW! An additional chapter on arrays is included. In this edition array coverage has been split into two chapters, providing a gentler introduction to this important and sometimes difficult topic, giving more options for instructors in how much to cover, and allowing additional array exercises and examples.
  • NEW! The book has been updated to reflect new features in Java 7, the latest version of the programming language.
  • NEW! CourseMate that includes an interactive eBook, which allows you to take notes, highlight, bookmark, search the text, and use in-context glossary definitions and interactive teaching and learning tools including: quizzes, flashcards, videos and more.

About the Author

Joyce Farrell

Joyce Farrell is the author of a wide variety of programming textbooks in addition to Java Programming. Farrell is also the author of Microsoft Visual C#, Programming Logic and Design, Just Enough Programming Logic and Design, An Object-Oriented Approach to Programming Logic and Design, and Object-Oriented Programming Using C++, all of which are published by WOW! eBook. Joyce has taught Computer Information Systems full time at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, and McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois.

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