Building Java Programs: A Back to Basics Approach / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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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
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 coauthor 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 to 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 Contents1. Introduction to Java Programming
2. Primitive Data and Definite Loops
3. Introduction to Parameters and Objects
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 Class
16. Linked Lists
17. Binary Trees
18. Advanced Data Structures
19. Functional Programming with Java
Appendix A Java Summary
Appendix B The Java API Specification and Javadoc Comments
Appendix C Additional Java Syntax