For courses in Java/Visual J++.
Examples throughout the text illustrate correctly written JAVA code, comparing it to incorrectly written code, and showing compiler errors. Key terms are highlighted in the margins and a JAVA compiler is in all books.
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"Clear, easy to read and to the point while still addressing very complex concepts. Appropriate to students, style is neither stodgy nor precocious, holds reader's interest." — Stephen Parratto, Albuquerque TVI Community College, Albuquerque, NM
"The publication is very readable and it does not presume any previous knowledge of programming. Also, the material is presented in a way that should motivate students by enabling them to quickly develop interesting applications." — Lawrence J. Osborne, LaMar University, Beaumont, TX
"In addition to the straightforward writing style, the author has avoided the common pitfalls of many Java textbooks, which is to utilize excessive and convoluted metaphors to describe the concept of object-oriented programming." — Bill Liu, DeVry University, California
"What is really important about Ms. Johnston's book is the multitude of programming codes, examples, explanations, and do's & don'ts. Her explanations are very easy to understand." — Dr. Toni Black, University of New MexicoFrom the Back Cover:
Java Programming Today is written with Johnston's "all of the things you need and none of the things you don't" approach to teaching a first programming language. Complete with Sun Microsystems' Java™ 2 Software Development Kit, readers will be writing and running their own Java programs by Chapter 2. Reviewers find her style both informative and enjoyable.
Topics relevant to today's Java programmer are included in the text. Other features include:
The accompanying CD-ROM contains source code for all sample programs, Sun Microsystems' Java™ 2 Software Development Kit, and jEdit, a Java source code editor.
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