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-- Praised for providing an engaging balance of thoughtful examples and explanatory discussion, best-selling author Walter Savitch explains concepts and techniques in a straightforward style using understandable language and code enhanced by a suite of pedagogical tools. Absolute Java is appropriate for both introductory and intermediate programming courses introducing Java.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132989961
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 3/6/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Walter Savitch is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of California at San Diego. He received his PhD in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969. Since that time he has been on the faculty of the University of California in San Diego (UCSD). He served as director of the UCSD Interdisciplinary PhD program in Cognitive Science for over ten years. He has served as a visiting researcher at the Computer Science departments of the University of Washington in Seattle and and at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and has been a visiting scholar at the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica in Amsterdam.
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Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started 1

Chapter 2 Console Input and Output 57

Chapter 3 Flow of Control 95

Chapter 4 Defining Classes I 167

Chapter 5 Defining Classes II 253

Chapter 6 Arrays 339

Chapter 7 Inheritance 419

Chapter 8 Polymorphism and Abstract Classes 473

Chapter 9 Exception Handling 513

Chapter 10 File I/O 567

Chapter 11 Recursion 639

Chapter 12 UML and Patterns 677

Chapter 13 Interfaces and Inner Classes 699

Chapter 14 Generics and the ArrayList Class 747

Chapter 15 Linked Data Structures 791

Chapter 16 Collections, Maps and Iterators 889

Chapter 17 Swing I 933

Chapter 18 Swing II 1011

Chapter 19 Java Never Ends 1077

Chapter 20 Applets and HTML (online at www.aw.com/savitch)

Appendix 1 Keywords 1131

Appendix 2 Precedence and Associativity Rules 1133

Appendix 3 Unicode Character Set 1135

Appendix 4 Format Specifications for printf 1137

Appendix 5 Summary of Classes and Interfaces 1139

IndeX 1207

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  • Posted June 2, 2013

    My comments are largely targeted at the Nook Study version of th

    My comments are largely targeted at the Nook Study version of this book, though the book itself has some limitations; it's 2 weeks into the class so I can't comment on whether there are a lot of them, but one glaring omission so far is that there's no list of how to specify different types of constants (e.g. a long integer, a float decimal, etc.).

    Please note: the Nook Study version is not available for use on an e-reader; you must use the B&N app on your computer. It is not clear whether the MyProgrammingLab / eText access is included in the NookStudy version. If so, the NookStudy version is a waste of money, as MyProgrammingLab includes the eText version.

    Speaking of the eText version: the navigation is far clumsier than a regular ebook would be. Searching is difficult (and results appear to be presented in random order), and you can't go from one instance to another easily. Scrolling simply doesn't work. Highlighting is a pain, and I can't imagine using such a tool for any meaningful note-taking. It's possible that the Nook Study version may work better in that regard. The MyProgrammingLab exercises have numerous errors as well.

    If you want an ebook version, I would recommend you look at Amazon / Kindle instead. It does not appear that the Kindle version suffers from the same platform limitations as the Nook Study variant does. You can purchase the online access separately.

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