A Guide to Programming in Java, Third Edition, emphasizes the development of good problem-solving and programming skills in a clear, easy-to-understand format. The textbook is written for a variety of Java compilers. It is also written for different student learning styles and effectively uses screen shots of source code, generated output, and finished projects to strengthen understanding.
Ideal for an introductory programming course.
Includes complete coverage of the Advanced Placement Computer Science A curriculum.
Emphasizes fundamental concepts including variables, conditional control structures, loops, strings, methods, classes, arrays, and files.
Object-oriented programming is taught from the very start of the textbook.
The Swing Java package is introduced for creating GUI event-driven applications.
Jan Marrelli, a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, has coauthored several computer texts and their accompanying teacher resource materials. She teaches computer programming and applications for the Algoma District School Board. She has also participated in curriculum development and assessment projects for the Ontario Ministry of Education. (LVP Dreamweaver, Office)