Java: Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming / Edition 5

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Overview

Trusted authors Savitch and Carrano examine problem solving and programming techniques with Java.

Readers are introduced to object-oriented programming and important concepts such as testing and debugging techniques, program style, inheritance, and exception handling. More emphasis on design and algorithms before coding in programming examples and case studies. More attention given to using methods prior to defining methods. Coverage of enumerations and the for-each loop.. Additional coverage of interfaces and polymorphism New glossary of terms.. A useful reference for programmers who need to brush up their Java skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136072256
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 6/13/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 928
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Frank M. Carrano is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of Rhode Island. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Syracuse University in 1969. His interests include data structures, computer science education, social issues in computing, and numerical computation. Professor Carrano is particularly interested in the design and delivery of undergraduate courses in computer science. He has authored several well-known computer science textbooks for undergraduates.

Walter Savitch received his Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969. Since that time he has been on the faculty at the University of California at San Diego and is currently a Professor of Computer Science and director of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Cognitive Science. Professor Savitch’s research areas include complexity theory, formal language theory, computational linguistics, and the development of computer science education materials. In addition to writing numerous research articles and involvement in other editorial projects, he has written a number of well-known computer science textbooks, including Pascal, Ada, and C++ CS1 and CS2 textbooks.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Computers and Java

Chapter 2 Basic Computation

Chapter 3 Flow of Control: Branching

Chapter 4 Flow of Control: Loops

Chapter 5 Defining Classes and Methods

Chapter 6 More About Objects and Methods

Chapter 7 Arrays

Chapter 8 Polymorphism and Inheritance

Chapter 9 Exception Handling

Chapter 10 Streams and File I/O

Chapter 11 Recursion

Chapter 12 Dynamic Data Structures and Generics

Chapter 13 Window Interfaces Using Swing

Chapter 14 Applets and HTML

Chapter 15 More Swing

Appendix 1 Getting and Installing Java

Appendix 2 Running Applets

Appendix 3 Protected and Package Modifiers

Appendix 4 The DecimalFormat Class

Appendix 5 The Iterator Interface

Appendix 6 Cloning

Appendix 7 Javadoc

Appendix 8 The JOptionPane Class

Appendix 9 Differences between C++ and Java

Glossary

Index

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