Java : An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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In a conversational style, best-selling author Walter Savitch teaches programmers problem solving and programming techniques with Java.Introduces object-oriented programming and important computer science concepts such as testing and debugging techniques, program style, inheritance, and exception handling. Includes thorough coverage of the Swing libraries and event-driven programming. Provides a concise, accessible introduction to Java that covers key language features. Covers objects thoroughly and early, with an emphasis on applications over applets.A useful reference for programmers who want to brush up on their Java skills.

Author Biography

Walter Savitch is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California at San Diego.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Computers and Java
Primitive Types, Strings, and Console I/O
Flow of Control
Defining Classes and Methods
More About Objects and Methods
Exception Handling
Streams and File I/O
Dynamic Data Structures and Generics
Window Interfaces Using Swing
Applets and HTML
More Swing
Precedence Rules
Unicode Character Set
Protected and Package Modifiers
The Decimal Format Class
The Iterator Interface
The }OptionPane Class
Differences Between C++ and Java
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