Synopses & Reviews
The Shelly Cashman Series offers cutting-edge books that make it easy to learn about computers. Shelly and Cashman's step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to learning guarantees success. Full-color screen shots follow every step, making it nearly impossible for readers to lose their way.
-- Project opening pages provide depth and perspective for each project
-- Exercises at the end of each project including the unique "Cases and Places", reinforce learning
-- Pending approval for Microsoft Office User Specialist certificationp
-- Teaches users to: access pictures from the World Wide Web, create Web pages, perform Excel Web queries, add hyperlinks to Office documents, and much more
-- "Other Ways" Boxes show the user several ways to perform tasks
-- Completion Time: 90+ hrs. -- Office Suite 30-40hrs. -- Comprehensive 20-30hrs. -- Complete
This New edition employs the Shelly Cashman Series' proven step-by-step approach to learning, presenting difficult Java programming concepts in a straightforward and exciting way! The new layout and design of the book make it easy for students to stay on track, while the real-world examples keep students interested. Every chapter has been rewritten to include all new programming examples as well as additional conceptual coverage, stressing the fundamentals of producing well-designed programs.
About the Author
Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly.Joy L. Starks is a Professor of Computer and Information Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She has written chapters in several of the Shelly Cashman Series Office books and authored the Photoshop, Java Programming, and Microsoft Publisher series of books.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Java and Program Design 2. Creating a Java Application and Applet 3. Manipulating Data Using Methods 4. Decision Making and Repetition with Resuable Objects Appendices A: Flowcharting, Pseudocode, and the Unified Modeling Language (UML) B: Installing the Java SDK, TextPad, and Tomcat C: Changing Screen Resolution and the TextPad Settings D: Compiling and Running Java Programs using the Command Prompt E: Creating HTML Documents with javadoc