Java Illuminated: An Active Learning Approach, 4th Edition

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Author: Herve J. Franceschi, Julie Anderson
Pub Date: 2014
ISBN: 978-1-284-04531-4
Pages: 1240
Language: English
Format: EPUB/PDF (conv)
Size: 69 Mb

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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Fully revised and updated to reflect the most recent features in Java 7 and Java 8, Java Illuminated, Fourth Edition is one of the most interactive and user-friendly texts available. Comprehensive but accessible, the text takes a progressive approach to object-oriented programming, allowing students to build on established skills to develop new and increasingly complex classes. Java Illuminated follows an activity-based active learning approach that ensures student engagement and interest. This Fourth Edition now includes techniques for producing graphical output and animations using both applets and graphical applications. Packed with real-world applications and student activities, Java Illuminated, Fourth Edition, will draw students in to the world of programming. Key Features Include: • Supports recent features in Java 7 and Java 8, using switch with Strings (Example 5.14) and varargs (Examples 8.24–8.25) • Includes the addition of UML to many examples to better illustrate the architecture of the applications and the relationships between classes • Stronger coverage of interfaces and how they can be used to promote reusability of code • An expanded discussion of the Model-View-Controller architecture to better support students who are continuing on to more advanced programming courses, web programming, or mobile computing (for iPhone™ or Android™) • Chapter-by-chapter Programming Activities provide students with immediate visual feedback assessing the correctness of their code and give students the tools to fully understand and implement both basic and sophisticated techniques • Common Error Trap boxes warn against typical student errors • Look it Up programming projects promote independent student research Instructor and Student Support Materials: Every new, printed copy is packaged with a full suite of ancillary resources, including Navigate 2 Advantage Access that benefits BOTH the student and the Instructor! For the Instructor: • Lecture Slides in PowerPoint format • Solutions to Exercises • Test Bank For the Student: • Every NEW copy includes a free access card for Turing’s Craft CodeLab With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Programming and the Java Language
2 Programming Building Blocks—Java Basics
3 Object-Oriented Programming, Part 1: Using Classes
4 Introduction to Applets and Graphical Applications
5 Flow of Control, Part 1: Selection
6 Flow of Control, Part 2: Looping
7 Object-Oriented Programming, Part 2: User-Defined Classes
8 Single-Dimensional Arrays
9 Multidimensional Arrays and the ArrayList Class
10 Object-Oriented Programming, Part 3: Inheritance, Polymorphism, and Interfaces
11 Exceptions and Input/Output Operations
12 Graphical User Interfaces
13 Recursion
14 An Introduction to Data Structures
15 Running Time Analysis
A: Java Reserved Words and Keywords
B: Operator Precedence
C: The Unicode Character Set
D: Representing Negative Integers
E: Representing Floating-Point Numbers
F: Java Classes APIs
G: Solutions to Selected Exercises