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Java an Introduction To Computer Science & 3RD Edition


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In a conversational style, best-selling author Walter Savitch teaches programmers problem solving and programming techniques with Java. Introduces object-oriented programming and important computer science concepts such as testing and debugging techniques, program style, inheritance, and exception handling. Includes thorough coverage of the Swing libraries and event-driven programming. Provides a concise, accessible introduction to Java that covers key language features. Covers objects thoroughly and early, with an emphasis on applications over applets. A useful reference for programmers who want to brush up on their Java skills.

About the Author

Walter Savitch received the 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Computers and Java


  2. Primitive Types, Strings, and Console I/O


  3. Flow of Control.


  4. Defining Classes and Methods


  5. More About Objects and Methods


  6. Arrays


  7. Inheritance


  8. Exception Handling


  9. Streams and File I/O


10. Dynamic Data Structures and Generics


11. Recursion


12. Window Interfaces Using Swing


13. Applets and HTML


14. More Swing


Appendix 1: Keywords


Appendix 2: Precedence Rules


Appendix 3: Unicode Character Set


Appendix 4: SavitchIn


Appendix 5: Protected and Package Modifiers


Appendix 6: The Decimal Format Class


Appendix 7: The Iterator Interface


Appendix 8: Cloning


Appendix 9: Javadoc


Appendix 10: The }OptionPane Class


Appendix 11: Differences Between C++ and Java



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An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming
Savitch, Walter
Prentice Hall
Programming - General
Programming Languages - Java
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