Beginning Java 2
An exciting, new approach to Java instruction that
includes the latest Java releases (1.3.1 and 1.4).
In just 20 chapters, you grow from beginner to entry-level
professional. Along the way, you learn how to develop
GUIs with Swing components; how to work with files;
how to use JDBC to work with databases; how to develop
applets that are run from Internet browsers; how to
work with threads; and much more.
Its all there in the unique Murach style that
has been training professional programmers for more
than 25 years. more
Programming for the Absolute Beginner
Java is an object-oriented language that is extremely
popular with programmers and Web developers.
This beginner-level book teaches readers the fundamental
programming concepts they need to grasp in order to
learn any computer language. The unique approach covers
the versatility and extensibility of Java using game
creation as a teaching tool.
The author starts with the basics of Java, assuming
that the reader is truly a beginner with no programming
experience. This non-intimidating guide to Java will
be a welcome addition to the library of any aspiring
Programming : From the Beginning
Java Programming: From the Beginning is an introductory
textbook aimed at the traditional CSI course. It assumes
no previous programming experience. Unlike many Java
texts currently on the market, this book avoid trendiness
for its own sake, instead focusing on teaching students
programming skills on which they can build a career.
The emphasis is on learning how to design, implement,
and debug programs written in an object-oriented language.
Topics are introduced in a spiral fashion, with as
little "magic" as possible. Applets are
de-emphasized, and there is no attempt to introduce
all the features of Java. After using this book in
a course, students should be well prepared to move
on to C++ or more advanced courses in Java.
* Early coverage of objects
* "Spiral" approach--introducing new material
gradually, as needed
* More than 700 review questions, exercises, and programming
* In-depth case studies, to help students develop
* Ample reference material, including detailed coverage
of the major API classes