Objects First with Java A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ Global Edition

Author: David J. Barnes
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292159089
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Genre: Computers

A Modern Approach to Functional Programming Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction is an introduction to object-oriented programming for beginners. The main focus of the book is general object-oriented and programming concepts from a software engineering perspective. The first chapters are written for students with no programming experience with later chapters being more suitable for advanced or professional programmers. The Java programming language and BlueJ–the Java development environment – are the two tools used throughout the book. BlueJ's clear visualization of classes and objects means that students can immediately appreciate the differences between them and gain a much better understanding of the nature of an object than they would from simply reading source code. Unlike traditional textbooks, the chapters are not ordered by language features but by software development concepts. The Sixth Edition goes beyond just adding the new language constructs of Java 8. The book’s exploration of this new language demonstrates a renaissance of functional ideas in modern programming. While functional programming isn’t new in principle, it’s seen a boost in popularity based on the current computer hardware available and the changing nature of projects programmers wish to tackle. Functional language constructs make it possible to efficiently automate currency, make use of multiple cores without much effort on the side of the programmer, are both more elegant and readable, and offer great potential in solving the issue of parallel hardware. Functional programming has become an essential part of the field, and Objects First with Java gives students a basic understanding of an area they’ll need to master in order to succeed in the future.

Objects First with Java

Author: David J. Barnes
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134478531
Release Date: 2016-05-24
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A Modern Approach to Functional Programming Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction is an introduction to object-oriented programming for beginners. The main focus of the book is general object-oriented and programming concepts from a software engineering perspective. The first chapters are written for readers with no programming experience with later chapters being more suitable for advanced or professional programmers. The Java programming language and BlueJ—the Java development environment — are the two tools used throughout the book. BlueJ's clear visualization of classes and objects means that readers can immediately appreciate the differences between them and gain a much better understanding of the nature of an object than they would from simply reading source code. Unlike traditional textbooks, the chapters are not ordered by language features but by software development concepts. The Sixth Edition goes beyond just adding the new language constructs of Java 8. The book’s exploration of this new language demonstrates a renaissance of functional ideas in modern programming. While functional programming isn’t new in principle, it’s seen a boost in popularity based on the current computer hardware available and the changing nature of projects programmers wish to tackle. Functional language constructs make it possible to efficiently automate currency, make use of multiple cores without much effort on the side of the programmer, are both more elegant and readable, and offer great potential in solving the issue of parallel hardware. Functional programming has become an essential part of the field, and Objects First with Java gives students a basic understanding of an area they’ll need to master in order to succeed in the future.

Objects First with Java

Author: David J. Barnes
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133001778
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Access to the student Companion website can be purchased separately here: https://register.pearsoncmg.com/reg/buy/buy1.jsp?productID=111110 Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ, 5e, is ideal for introductory courses in Java/Introduction to Programming and Object-Oriented Programming and for beginning programmers. This is the only introductory programming textbook that uses the BlueJ integrated development environment (IDE) to teach introductory and object-oriented programming principles using Java. Its close integration with the BlueJ development environment allows this book to focus on key aspects of object-oriented software development from day one. BlueJ's clear visualization of classes and objects means that readers can immediately appreciate the differences between them, and gain a much better understanding of the nature of an object than they would from simply reading source code. Unlike traditional textbooks, the chapters are not ordered by language features but by software development concepts. Language features are introduced as a response to the problems to be solved. A large number of different, interesting projects are used to provide variety and avoid the monotony of a running problem. This book takes an “objects first” approach to teaching the traditionally difficult concepts of objects in a manipulative visual form. Throughout, the emphasis is on developing a practical approach to programming, with students encouraged to add code to existing programs rather than working with an intimidating sheet of blank paper.

The Elements of Java TM Style

Author: Al Vermeulen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521777682
Release Date: 2000-01-28
Genre: Computers

The Elements of Java Style, written by renowned author Scott Ambler, Rogue Wave Software Vice President Alan Vermeulen, and a team of programmers from Rogue Wave, is for anyone who writes Java code. While there are many books that explain the syntax and basic use of Java, this book, first published in 2000, explains not just what you can do with the syntax, but what you ought to do. Just as Strunk and White's The Elements of Style provides rules of usage for the English language, this book provides a set of rules for Java practitioners to follow. While illustrating these rules with parallel examples of correct and incorrect usage, the book provides a collection of standards, conventions, and guidelines for writing solid Java code which will be easy to understand, maintain, and enhance. Anyone who writes Java code or plans to should have this book next to their computer.

Information Technology Project Management

Author: Jack T. Marchewka
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118911013
Release Date: 2014-12-15
Genre: Business & Economics

The 5th Edition of Jack Marchewka's Information Technology Project Management focuses on how to create measurable organizational value (MOV) through IT projects. The author uses the concept of MOV, combined with his own research, to create a solid foundation for making decisions throughout the project's lifecycle. The book's integration of project management and IT concepts provides students with the tools and techniques they need to develop in this field.

Essentials of Discrete Mathematics

Author: David J. Hunter
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284106534
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre: Mathematics

Written for the one-term course, the Third Edition of Essentials of Discrete Mathematics is designed to serve computer science majors as well as students from a wide range of disciplines. The material is organized around five types of thinking: logical, relational, recursive, quantitative, and analytical. This presentation results in a coherent outline that steadily builds upon mathematical sophistication. Graphs are introduced early and referred to throughout the text, providing a richer context for examples and applications. tudents will encounter algorithms near the end of the text, after they have acquired the skills and experience needed to analyze them. The final chapter contains in-depth case studies from a variety of fields, including biology, sociology, linguistics, economics, and music.

Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot

Author: Michael Kolling
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134054483
Release Date: 2015-03-09
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in programming and computer science. Hands-on Programming with Greenfoot Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot: Object-Oriented Programming in Java with Games and Simulations teaches the basics of Java computer programming languages in the context of Greenfoot. Readers are able to learn the general fundamentals and principles of programming by creating their very own fun and interesting games and simulations. Major concepts are conveyed in modern, object-oriented programming language through hands-on, practical activity that allows readers to create, observe, and play. The Second Edition employs a unique approach that teaches by doing--concepts are often explained after readers have had a chance to engage in interactive examples. Because of its uniquely hands-on approach in the context of the Greenfoot environment, Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot makes programming a fun, interactive subject for readers to enjoy.

Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World

Author: John W. Satzinger
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305465268
Release Date: 2015-02-01
Genre: Computers

Refined and streamlined, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN IN A CHANGING WORLD, 7E helps students develop the conceptual, technical, and managerial foundations for systems analysis design and implementation as well as project management principles for systems development. Using case driven techniques, the succinct 14-chapter text focuses on content that is key for success in today's market. The authors' highly effective presentation teaches both traditional (structured) and object-oriented (OO) approaches to systems analysis and design. The book highlights use cases, use diagrams, and use case descriptions required for a modeling approach, while demonstrating their application to traditional, web development, object-oriented, and service-oriented architecture approaches. The Seventh Edition's refined sequence of topics makes it easier to read and understand than ever. Regrouped analysis and design chapters provide more flexibility in course organization. Additionally, the text's running cases have been completely updated and now include a stronger focus on connectivity in applications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Flexible Reliable Software

Author: Henrik B. Christensen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420093636
Release Date: 2011-06-21
Genre: Computers

Flexible, Reliable Software: Using Patterns and Agile Development guides students through the software development process. By describing practical stories, explaining the design and programming process in detail, and using projects as a learning context, the text helps readers understand why a given technique is required and why techniques must be combined to overcome the challenges facing software developers. The presentation is pedagogically organized as a realistic development story in which customer requests require introducing new techniques to combat ever-increasing software complexity. After an overview and introduction of basic terminology, the book presents the core practices, concepts, tools, and analytic skills for designing flexible and reliable software, including test-driven development, refactoring, design patterns, test doubles, and responsibility driven and compositional design. It then provides a collection of design patterns leading to a thorough discussion of frameworks, exemplified by a graphical user interface frramework (MiniDraw). The author also discusses the important topics of configuration management and systematic testing. In the last chapter, projects lead students to design and implement their own frameworks, resulting in a reliable and usable implementation of a large and complex software system complete with a graphical user interface. This text teaches how to design, program, and maintain flexible and reliable software. Installation guides, source code for the examples, exercises, and projects can be found on the author’s website.

The Java Tutorial

Author: Raymond Gallardo
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 0134034082
Release Date: 2014-12-12
Genre: Computers

Previous edition: The Java tutorial: a short course on the basics / Sharon Zakhour, Sowmya Kannan, Raymond Gallardo. 2013, which was orignally based on The Java tutorial / by Mary Campione.

Just Java 2

Author: Peter van der Linden
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0137009909
Release Date: 2004-06-21
Genre: Computers

The #1 introduction to J2SE 1.5 and enterprise/server-side development! An international bestseller for eight years, Just Java™ 2 is the complete, accessible Java tutorial for working programmers at all levels. Fully updated and revised, this sixth edition is more than an engaging overview of Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE 1.5) and its libraries: it’s also a practical introduction to today’s best enterprise and server-side programming techniques. Just Java™ 2, Sixth Edition, reflects both J2SE 1.5 and the latest Tomcat and servlet specifications. Extensive new coverage includes: New chapters on generics and enumerated types New coverage of Web services, with practical examples using Google and Amazon Web services Simplified interactive I/O with printf() Autoboxing and unboxing of primitive types Static imports, foreach loop construct, and other new language features Peter van der Linden delivers expert advice, clear explanations, and crisp sample programs throughout–including dozens new to this edition. Along the way, he introduces: The core language: syntax, objects, interfaces, nested classes, compiler secrets, and much more Key libraries: date and calendar, pattern matching, network software, mapped I/O, utilities and generic collections Server-side technology: network server systems, a complete tiny HTML Web server, and XML in Java Enterprise J2EE: Sql and JDBC™ tutorial, servlets and JSP and much more Client-side Java: fundamentals of JFC/Swing GUI development, new class data sharing details Companion Web Site All the book’s examples and sample programs are available at http://afu.com.

Advanced Engineering Mathematics

Author: Dennis G. Zill
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284105902
Release Date: 2016-09
Genre: Mathematics

Modern and comprehensive, the new sixth edition of Zill’s Advanced Engineering Mathematics is a full compendium of topics that are most often covered in engineering mathematics courses, and is extremely flexible to meet the unique needs of courses ranging from ordinary differential equations to vector calculus. A key strength of this best-selling text is Zill’s emphasis on differential equation as mathematical models, discussing the constructs and pitfalls of each.

C by Dissection

Author: Al Kelley
Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman
ISBN: 0805331492
Release Date: 1996-01
Genre: Computers

Highlights of the new edition ANSI C used throughout. Thoroughly tested code available via ftp and compatible with most C systems. More extensive coverage of functions and pointers, which are typical stumbling blocks for the beginner. Early coverage of multifile programs enables the programmer to write properly modular code and produce and use libraries. Early explanation of simple recursion parallels its early introduction in beginning computer science courses. Greater in-depth treatment of recursion reflects computer scientists increasing use of C for implementing sophisticated algorithms. Additional coverage of program correctness and type safety. New section on two-dimensional arrays reflects the growing use of C by computer scientists and engineers. New optional 'Moving to C++' sections at the end of each chapter offer a preview of the C++ object-oriented extensions of C.

Data Structures and Algorithms in Java

Author: Robert Lafore
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9780134847993
Release Date: 2017-09-06
Genre: Computers

Data Structures and Algorithms in Java, Second Edition is designed to be easy to read and understand although the topic itself is complicated. Algorithms are the procedures that software programs use to manipulate data structures. Besides clear and simple example programs, the author includes a workshop as a small demonstration program executable on a Web browser. The programs demonstrate in graphical form what data structures look like and how they operate. In the second edition, the program is rewritten to improve operation and clarify the algorithms, the example programs are revised to work with the latest version of the Java JDK, and questions and exercises will be added at the end of each chapter making the book even more useful. Educational Supplement Suggested solutions to the programming projects found at the end of each chapter are made available to instructors at recognized educational institutions. This educational supplement can be found at www.prenhall.com, in the Instructor Resource Center.

Absolute Java Global Edition

Author: Walter Savitch
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292109237
Release Date: 2015-12-16
Genre: Computers

For courses in computer programming and engineering. Beginner to Intermediate Programming in Java This book is designed to serve as a textbook and reference for programming in the Java language. Although it does include programming techniques, it is organized around the features of the Java language rather than any particular curriculum of programming techniques. The main audience is undergraduate students who have not had extensive programming experience with the Java language. The introductory chapters are written at a level that is accessible to beginners, while the boxed sections of those chapters serve to quickly introduce more experienced programmers to basic Java syntax. Later chapters are still designed to be accessible, but are written at a level suitable for students who have progressed to these more advanced topics. MyProgrammingLab™ not included. Students, if MyProgrammingLab is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MyProgrammingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MyProgrammingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.