Objects First with Java : A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 01/01/2006
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ Third Edition David J. Barnes Michael Kouml;lling The BlueJ revolution goes on! The third edition of Objects First with Java has been fully updated for Java 5.0, and features a new version of BlueJ providing even stronger support for learning Java syntax and semantics. Hallmark features bull; bull;An 'Objects First' approach encourages students to exploit the power of OOP from the beginning bull;A project-driven approach applies a problem-solving method to real applications. bull;A CD-ROM containing the JDK and versions of BlueJ for a variety of operating systems bull;A Companion Website at www.pearsoned.co.uk/barnes includes a style guide for all program examples, PowerPoint slides and other resources for both students and instructors. bull;Additional resources can be found on the BlueJ website: www.bluej.org/objects-first/ New to the third edition bull; bull;Fully compliant with Java 5.0 features including generics bull;A revised treatment of autobox and enumerators bull;Expanded coverage of graphics and GUI programming bull;A new version of the BlueJ environment, featuring: o Full support for Java 5.0 o An all-new interface 'look and feel' o A new 'Code Pad' feature, allowing immediate execution and evaluation of Java code. About the Authors David Barnes has 25 years experience in teaching programming. He and Michael Kouml;lling both teach introductory Java courses at the Universityof Kent, Canterbury. Michael Kouml;lling was a key member of the team that developed BlueJ at MonashUniversityin Australia. [Copy to appear on inside front cover of 3rd edition] From reviews of the original edition ";The book represents a valuable, new approach to introductory programming; it is still my best choice as textbook for the introductory programming course."; -Michael Caspersen, University of Aarhus, Denmark ";This is the most innovative approach to teaching an Introduction to Programming course I have seen so far."; -Clemens Martin, University of Ontario ";I would like to thank the authors for their good job on this book, and the wonderful BlueJ, the best programming environment for students learning Java."; -Ying Zhou, Rhode Island College The first true 'objects first' introductory text; the best introduction to objects and OO programming concepts I have ever seen."; -Michael Goldweber, XavierUniversity ";The more I read Barnes and Kouml;lling's book, the more impressed I am with it. It is a pedagogical masterpiece."; -Ian Bridgewood, CopenhagenUniversityCollegeof Engineering

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