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Effective step-by-step Java education
Building Java Programs: A Back to Basics Approach introduces new concepts and syntax using a spiral approach, ensuring students are thoroughly prepared as they work through CS1 material. Through the first four editions, Building Java Programs and its back-to-basics approach have proven remarkably effective. The 5th Edition has been extensively updated with incorporation of JShell integration, improved loop coverage, rewritten and revised case studies, examples, updated collection syntax and idioms, expanded self-check and programming exercising sections, and new programming projects.
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About the Author
Stuart Reges is a Principal Lecturer in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. He manages the introductory programming classes, participates in the design of undergraduate curricula, and is involved in K-12 outreach. He held similar positions at Stanford University and the University of Arizona in a career spanning 30 years. In 1985 he won the Dinkelspiel Award for Outstanding Service to Undergraduate Education at Stanford. In 2012 he won the Distinguished Teaching Award which is the highest award given by UW for teaching.
Marty Stepp is a computer science lecturer at the University of Washington where he teaches intro programming, web programming, and software engineering. Google highlighted his web programming resources in their Google Code for Educators initiative, and he was featured as the Seattle PI’s “Geek of the Week.” Stepp is the lead author of Web Programming Step by Step , with Jessica Miller and Victoria Kirst from the University of Washington. He is also co-author of Building Java Programs: A Back to Basics Approach with Stuart Reges. Stepp wrote an online tool for practicing Java problems to accompany the Java textbook, called Practice-It!. He is also first author of Computing Fundamentals with C#.
From 2004-2006, Stepp worked as a computer science lecturer at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Before that he spent a year as a developer at Microsoft on the Excel team. Stepp got a Master’s degree in computer science at the University of Arizona in 2003. He has done research in geometric algorithms and security, taught several courses as a graduate student, and was a teaching assistant for several years.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Java Programming
2. Primitive Data and Definite Loops
3. Introduction to Parameters and Objects
Supplement 3G. Graphics (Optional)
4. Conditional Execution
5. Program Logic and Indefinite Loops
6. File Processing
9. Inheritance and Interfaces
11. Java Collections Framework
13. Searching and Sorting
14. Stacks and Queues
15. Implementing a Collection of Class
16. Linked Lists
17. Binary Trees
18. Advanced Data Structures
19. Functional Programming with Java 8
Appendix A Java Summary
Appendix B The Java API Specification and Javadoc Comments
Appendix C Additional Java Syntax