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Objects First With Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ

Objects First With Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ

ISBN 9780131249332
Edition 2 ed
Publication Date
Publisher Prentice-Hall
The new edition of this best-seller brings it up to date with the latest developments in the field, and builds on the clear, accessible approach that has contributed to its success.Objects First with Java is an outstanding text that is radically changing the way introductory programming is taught. Welcome to the BlueJ revolution! Key features*Truly objects-first approach*Project-driven approach to problem solving *Thorough treatment of object-oriented principles*CD-ROM containing the JDK and BlueJ for various operating systems *A website at www booksites.net/barnes containing the style guide for all examples used in the book, PowerPoint slides for instructors and other support material.New to this edition*New chapter on GUI programming and Swing*Incorporates coverage of JUnit-style testing and assertions*One hundred new exercises, many independent of the projects*Four-colour new text design to improve pedagogy and aid student learningFrom reviews of the first 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, Xavier University"The more I read Barnes and Kolling's book, the more impressed I am with it. It is a pedagogical masterpiece."- Ian Bridgewood, Copenhagen University College of Engineering

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