In Starting Out with Java: From Control Structures through Objects, Gaddis covers procedural programming-control structures and methods-before introducing object-oriented programming. As with all Gaddis texts, clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real-world examples, and an abundance of exercises appear in every chapter.
Tony Gaddis is the principal author of the Starting Out with series of textbooks. He has nearly two decades of experience teaching computer science courses, primarily at Haywood Community College. Tony is a highly acclaimed instructor who was previously selected as the North Carolina Community College Teacher of the Year, and has received the Teaching Excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. The Starting Out with series includes introductory textbooks covering Programming Logic and Design, Alice, C++, Java, Microsoft Visual Basic, and Python.
Student CD-ROM: Appendix A Getting Started with Alice Appendix B The ASCII/Unicode Characters Appendix C Operator Precedence and Associativity Appendix D Java Key Words Appendix E Installing the JDK and JDK Documentation Appendix F Using the javadoc Utility Appendix G More about the Math Class Appendix H Packages Appendix I Working with Records and Random Access Files Appendix J More about JOptionPane Dialog Boxes Appendix K Answers to Checkpoints Appendix L Answers to Odd-Numbered Review Questions Case Study 1 Calculating Sales Commission Case Study 2 The Amortization Class Case Study 3 The PinTester Class Case Study 4 Parallel Arrays Case Study 5 The FeetInches Class Case Study 6 The SerialNumber Class Case Study 7 A Simple Text Editor Application